# In the Diffie-Hellman protocol, what happens if, x and y have the same value? That is, Alice

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## Question:

In the Diffie-Hellman protocol, what happens if, x and y have the same value? That is, Alice and Bob have accidentally chosen the same number. Are the values of R1 and R2 the same? Are the values of the session keys calculated by Alice and Bob the same? Use an example to prove your claims.

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