You’ve learned a lot in this chapter. Hopefully by now your head is not swimming with numbers in three different bases. The important thing, here, is that you’re now aware of all three addressing schemes that are currently in use and are ready to make use of whatever is appropriate for your situation—not to mention you’re much better prepared for the continuing migration to CIDR and IP v6.

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