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A network on the Internet has a subnet mask of $$. What is the maximum number of hosts it can handle?

  1. $8190$
  2. $4094$
  3. $8192$
  4. $4096$
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From given subnet mask (NetworkID+SubnetID) is of 20 bits so remaining bits it's 12 bits are used for host i.e. 2^12 =4096 and from this 2 are reserved for network id and DBA so 4094 option B
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Ans is B

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