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Suppose there are n stations in a slotted LAN. Each station attempts to transmit with a probability P in each time slot. The probability that only one station transmits in a given slot is _______.

(1) nP(1 – P)n – 1         (2) nP         (3) P(1 – P)n – 1         (4) nP(1 – P)n – 1

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A) Np(1 – p)N-1.

 the probability a  node has a success is p(1 – p)N-1. Because there are N nodes, the probability that any one of the N nodes has a success is Np(1 – p)N-1.

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