Appendix G. Practice for Chapter 16: Designing Subnet Masks

Practice Problems

This appendix lists problems. Each problem includes a short set of requirements regarding how a particular classful network should be subnetted. The requirements include the classful network, the number of subnets the design must support, and the number of hosts in each subnet. For each problem, supply the following information:

• The minimum number of subnet and host bits needed in the mask to support the design requirements

• The dotted-decimal format mask(s) that meet the requirements

• The mask you would choose if the problem said to maximize the number of subnets

• The mask you would choose if the problem said to maximize the number of hosts per subnet

To find ...

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