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What information are you able to share with a networked machine?
1) e-mail 2) data files 3) peripherals
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define a LAN
1) a network that has 2 or more computers linkedd otgether in a close geographical location
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what equipment do you need to set up LAN?
1) router 2) network cables
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what does a router do?
1) connects every device to the internet
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what devices my people living in a house use?
1) smart phones - download an app, for e,g instant news stories 2) tablet - excellent for browsing the internet and playing games 3) television - can link videos from favorite internet video site e.g youtube
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3 characteristics of a LAN
1) LAN's are designed to allow sharing of data files 2) a switch or hub connects the machines 3) peripherals such as printers can be shared
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define: WAN
1) allows computers to be linked in wide geographical area
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what is the difference between a LAN and WAN
1) external connection is needed to connect computers together, (ofton made through leased line from a telecom company)
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define a LAN

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1) a network that has 2 or more computers linkedd otgether in a close geographical location

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what equipment do you need to set up LAN?

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what does a router do?

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what devices my people living in a house use?

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