GATE | GATE CS 2013 | Question 65

Determine the maximum length of the cable (in km) for transmitting data at a rate of 500 Mbps in an Ethernet LAN with frames of size 10,000 bits. Assume the signal speed in the cable to be 2,00,000 km/s.
(A) 1
(B) 2
(C) 2.5
(D) 5


Answer: (B)

Explanation:

Data should be transmitted at the rate of 500 Mbps.
Transmission Time >= 2*Propagation Time
=> 10000/(500*1000000)  lenght = 2km (max)
so, answer will be: (B) 2km 


Quiz of this Question



My Personal Notes arrow_drop_up

Recommended Posts:



3 Average Difficulty : 3/5.0
Based on 2 vote(s)






User Actions