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    Explain what kind of network you are on at work or at home. If you do not have access to a network, ask a friend or family member to explain the type of network they have access to. What benefits does the network provide to its users? How does it help increase productivity?

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    The office where I am working now is implementing a local area network via a hub and it is an Ethernet LAN type. A local area network (or LAN) is a type of network connecting multiple computers within a small area. This is usually implemented in offices, establishments, schools, and even in homes. All computers in a local area network are connected through a hub and each computer has internet adapters to provide connection to the hub.

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    The following posting helps with a computer science problem. This solution helps answer questions regarding various networks, describes their uses and explains how they increase productivity. The explanation is given in 321 words.