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Computer Science - Class 12
Chapter 10 - Computer Networks

Explain any 3 types of networks.

 

Answer:

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LAN

MAN

WAN

  • LAN stands for Local Area Network .
  • In a LAN, a group of computers and other devices are connected over a relatively short distance.
  • It has a range of upto 1 km.
  • MAN stands for Metropolitan Area Network
  • It is a computer network that interconnects users spread over a geographical area larger than that covered by  a LAN but smaller than a WAN.  
  • It generally spans over a few buildings within a city.
  • WAN stands for Wide Area Network.
  • It connects various smaller networks including LANs and MANs.  
  • It is a network that spans over a large geographical area, often a country or a continent 

 

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Explain any 3 types of networks. Answer: LAN MAN WAN LAN stands for Local Area Network. In a LAN, a group of computers and other devices are connected over a relatively short distance. It has a range of upto 1 km. MAN stands for Metropolitan Area Network. It is a computer network that interconnects users spread over a geographical area larger than that covered by a LAN but smaller than a WAN. It generally spans over a few buildings within a city. WAN stands for Wide Area Network. It connects various smaller networks including LANs and MANs. It is a network that spans over a large geographical area, often a country or a continent

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