Distinguish between LAN and WAN. - Computer Science 2

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Distinguish Between

Distinguish between LAN and WAN.

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Solution

WAN LAN
a) A wan (Wide Area Network) is the
interconnection of LAN or MAN can be located entirely within a state, country or around the world.
A LAN (Local Area Network) is a group of computers interconnected within a small area such as room, building or a
b) Data transfer rate is comparatively slower such as 150 mbps. Data transfer speed is comparatively high
such as thousand mbps.
n WAN, links may be established by using telephone cable or microwave towers or satellite. Co- axial cables are generally used to connect the computer and other devices.
d) In this network, shortcircuit errors, noise errors, atmospheric errors are higher than any other networks. Due to short distance, short circuit errors or other noise errors are minimum.
e) For example : Pager. For example : A computer lab in a
college.
Concept: Networking Technology
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2015-2016 (March)
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