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    Differences between IP and MAC address

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    How do IP addresses differ from MAC addresses? Describe the format of an IP address.

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    IP addresses and MAC addresses are two different concepts.

    MAC address is the serial number of the device like ethernet card or wireless card. Since ethernet card or wireless card are ...

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    The solution gives a detailed discussion on the differences between IP and MAC addresses and describes the format of an IP address.

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