2. (a) Is it possible to connect a 10MB/s Ethernet to a Fast Ethernet LAN enabling connectivity between all hosts? What hardware should be put in place? (b) Two computers on a LAN formed by several interconnected switches exchange a large amount of data, affecting the performance of the other computers. Thus, network administrators decide to move the two computers on the same LAN segment. (i)Explain why this would mitigate the problem. (ii)Indicate a way of doing it without physically moving the machines or installing additional cables. (c) Consider the ASCII encoding of the least significant digit of your student ID as a byte of a 100BT Ethernet frame. Assuming a nullscrambler, draw the waveform that the NIC would produce on cable.

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