Answer to Problem 1

The answers begin with the analysis of the three parts of the address, the number of hosts per subnet, and the number of subnets of this network using the stated mask, as outlined in Table F-1. The binary math for subnet and broadcast address calculation follows. The answer finishes with the easier mental calculations for the range of IP addresses in the subnet.

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Table F-1 Question 1: Size of Network, Subnet, Host, Number of Subnets, Number of Hosts

Table F-2 contains the important binary calculations for finding the subnet number and subnet broadcast address. To calculate the subnet number, perform a Boolean AND on the ...

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