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What is Minimum Weight Magnitude?

What is this number and how does it effect the transactions? Why does the wallet give us the ability to change it and in what circumstances can a different number help?
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What is the Min Weight Magnitude and what implications arise from changing it?

The Min Weight Magnitude determines how 'hard' the POW puzzle is. How does this work? What are the implications when setting a lower or higher MWM, how does it impact the consense and are tx with ...
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Why do some of my transactions have Weight Magnitude 16, although I have set it to 14?

When looking at transactions in a tangle explorer website, some transactions like this (not mine) show up as Weight Magnitude 16. This also happens for my transactions where I am sure that I had set ...
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