How Is the Number of Zeros in the Target Hash Determined?

One of the more interesting, and often confusing, aspects of the mining process is the importance of the number of zeros in a block hash and how the mining difficulty is adjusted. This video will help you visualize target hash difficulty and explains how all nodes come to an agreement regarding the hashing difficulty.

Source: Andreas M. Antonopoulos,
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