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Ethernet frames

How many minimum-length Ethernet frames can a 10-Mbps switch port forward in one second, assuming no collision? The answer is 14880. Show the calculations that will yield the answer provided. Do not forget to as the Inter-frame Gap after each transmitted frame.

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Inter-frame Gap = 12 Bytes
MAC Preamble = 8 Bytes

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MAC Destination Address = 6 Bytes
MAC ...

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Estimation of minimum number of Ethernet frames by a 10-Mbps switch per second.

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