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CompTIA Network+ N10-005 Authorized Cert Guide by Kevin Wallace

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Chapter 5. Working with IP Addresses

After completion of this chapter, you will be able to answer the following questions:

• How are decimal numbers represented in binary format?

• What is the format of an IP version 4 (IPv4) address, and what are the distinctions between unicast, broadcast, and multicast addresses?

• Which options are available for assigning IP addresses to networked devices?

• Given a subnet design requirement (for example, a number of required subnets and a number of required hosts per subnet), how do you determine the appropriate subnet mask for a network?

• What are the primary characteristics of IPv6?

When two devices on a network want to communicate, they need logical addresses (that is, Layer 3 addresses as described ...

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