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    A particular wiring scheme for an ethernet LAN. T abbreviates ______ ________, the type of wire used to connect a computer to the network.

    Definition:

    10Base-T Ethernet; twisted pair

    • Intro to Internet -- COMER definitions
    • 49 terms
    • Vocabulary for Intro to Internet -- COMER definitions. Find, create, and access Introduction To The Internet, flashcards with Course Hero.
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    An electric current passes along a wire, some of the signal disappears. Why is that and what is it called?

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    It is converted into heat, resulting in a weaker and weaker signal. This is called signal loss.

    • Intro to Internet -- Ch. 4/5 Lesson 3
    • 12 terms
    • Vocabulary for Intro to Internet -- Ch. 4/5 Lesson 3. Find, create, and access Introduction To The Internet, flashcards with Course Hero.
  • 10 terms

    Term:

    What does "modem" stand for?

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    modulator/demodulator

    • Intro to Internet -- Ch. 6 Lesson 4
    • 10 terms
    • Vocabulary for Intro to Internet -- Ch. 6 Lesson 4. Find, create, and access Introduction To The Internet, flashcards with Course Hero.
  • 10 terms

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    What are the three most important things about the spread of different LAN technologies?

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    1) There are many different LAN technologies, 2) LAN performance determines cost; high performance LANs are more expensive, 3) A particular LAN technology may only work with specific computers

    • Intro to Internet -- Ch. 8 Lesson 5
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    • Vocabulary for Intro to Internet -- Ch. 8 Lesson 5. Find, create, and access Introduction To The Internet, flashcards with Course Hero.
  • 8 terms

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    What was the very beginning of electronic mail?

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    Researchers used electronic mail to communicate with each other on a single timesharing computer. Later they expanded, sending electronic mail to other machines, but initially it was several users on the same machine.

    • Intro to Internet -- Ch. 10/11 Lesson 6
    • 8 terms
    • Vocabulary for Intro to Internet -- Ch. 10/11 Lesson 6. Find, create, and access Introduction To The Internet, flashcards with Course Hero.
  • 7 terms

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    What is the main advantage and disadvantage of sharing a transmission path on a network?

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    The advantage is that sharing saves money by lowering hardware and wire costs. The main disadvantage is that there are delays when sharing because only one data transfer can occur on a given wire at any given time. Multiple devices that share a wire must wait to use it.

    • Intro to Internet -- Ch. 12 Lesson 7
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    • Vocabulary for Intro to Internet -- Ch. 12 Lesson 7. Find, create, and access Introduction To The Internet, flashcards with Course Hero.
  • 26 terms

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    Name the three ways that the internet accommodates the use of names.

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    1) Each user may name their machine, 2) A computer's alphabetic name can be used in place of the computer's IP address, 3) A service translates a computer's alphanumeric name to the computer's numeric address

    • Intro to Internet -- Ch. 18-30 Lesson 10
    • 26 terms
    • Vocabulary for Intro to Internet -- Ch. 18-30 Lesson 10. Find, create, and access Intro To Internet, flashcards with Course Hero.
  • 5 terms

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    How does the internet function like a single, large network?

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    The internet is a virtual network because it presents the illusion of a single, large network. In reality, there is a complex physical structure of the Internet that connects many networks interconnected by routers.

    • Intro to Internet -- Ch. 13 Lesson 8
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    • Vocabulary for Intro to Internet -- Ch. 13 Lesson 8. Find, create, and access Introduction To The Internet, flashcards with Course Hero.

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