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What is the total size of the minimum TCP MTU, including TCP and IP overhead but
not including data link layer overhead?
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IP header min size=20 Bytes, TCP header min size=20 Bytes

During TCP connection setup phase each size announces its maximum segment size. If the hosts do not use this then the default is set to 536 byte payload. Thus making 556 byte the default segment size

so answer is 20+20+536=576 Bytes
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