in place of minimum if they put maximum throughput is 0.16frames/slot?

then how to solve that ques?

then how to solve that ques?

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Consider a simplified time slotted MAC protocol, where each host always has data to send and transmits with probability $p$ = $0.2$ in every slot. There is no backoff and one frame can be transmitted in one slot. If more than one host transmits in the same slot, then the transmissions are unsuccessful due to collision. What is the maximum number of hosts which this protocol can support if each host has to be provided a minimum throughput of $0.16$ frames per time slot?

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We know maximum through put of slotted aloha =.368.

Assume frame size =x.Means sender will transfer x byte frame in one time slot.And slotted aloha will be able to successfully process only .368*x.

Now lets say n stations are there in the network. Now n stations each will transmit .16*x frames.Means in one slot data sent =.16*x*n

Now we know .16*x*n <= .368*x

Max. value which satisfies above is 2

Assume frame size =x.Means sender will transfer x byte frame in one time slot.And slotted aloha will be able to successfully process only .368*x.

Now lets say n stations are there in the network. Now n stations each will transmit .16*x frames.Means in one slot data sent =.16*x*n

Now we know .16*x*n <= .368*x

Max. value which satisfies above is 2