Appendix K. Practice for Chapter 25: Fundamentals of IP Version 6
This appendix provides extra practice problems for two topics discussed in Chapter 25 of the book. The first problems let you convert from a full 32-digit IPv6 address to its abbreviated form, or to do the reverse. The second set of problems begins with IPv6 addresses and prefix lengths, asking you to determine the IPv6 prefix (subnet).
Address Abbreviating and Expanding Problems
Chapter 25 discusses some reasons why you may need to be able to mentally convert from the full 32-digit IPv6 address to the abbreviated form, or vice versa. The practice problems in this section simply provide more opportunities to practice.
Table K-1 lists some practice problems, with the full 32-digit ...