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Consider that $15$ machines need to be connected in a LAN using $8$-port Ethernet switches. Assume that these switches do not have any separate uplink ports, The minimum number of switches needed is ______ 

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15/7=2. ...

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Out of 8 ports 1 port dedicated to the switch itself .hence 7 available ports for the clients.there are 15 clients s no of switches =3
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