Bitcoin is a decentralized cryptocurrency that operates without a central authority or intermediaries like banks

Bitcoin uses a decentralized peer-to-peer network called blockchain to record transactions,

To buy Bitcoin, you can use cryptocurrency exchanges, traditional stockbrokers, Bitcoin ATMs,

Bitcoin exchange-traded funds (ETFs), or peer-to-peer platforms

Bitcoin can be bought as a single coin or in fractional shares, allowing for lower initial investments

The price of Bitcoin is subject to volatility, with its value changing over time

Bitcoin mining is the process of validating transactions and creating new blocks on the blockchain,

which results in the production of new bitcoins

Mining requires specialized hardware and software, as well as a wallet to store the mined bitcoins