# Subnet Exercise 03

This page contains one exercise based on IP addressing and subnetting. At first the problem definition and some questions are given. Later, the solution of the questions are given. Please, at first try to solve yourself. When you have finished then look the answers / solutions. If you go forward in this way, I'm sure you do better.

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## Problem Definition and Questions:

Number of needed usable subnets are....14
Number of needed usable hosts are.......14

Based on the above information, find the followings:

[a]Which class does the IP belong?

[b]What is the default subnet mask of that IP?

[c]What is the custom subnet mask of that IP?

[d]How many bits are required to make the subnet?

[e]What is the the total number of subnets?

[f]What is the total number of usable subnets?

[g]What is the total number of host addresses?

[h]What is the total number of usable host addresses?

[i]
What is the total number of host bits?

## Solution of the above questions:

[a]Which class does the IP belong?
Ans Class C

[b]What is the default subnet mask of that IP?
Ans 255.255.255.0

[c]What is the custom subnet mask of that IP?
Ans 255.255.255.240

[d]How many bits are required to make the subnet?
Ans 4

[e]What is the the total number of subnets?
Ans 16

[f]What is the total number of usable subnets?
Ans 14

[g]What is the total number of host addresses?
Ans 16

[h]What is the total number of usable host addresses?
Ans 14

[i]What is the total number of host bits?
Ans 4

## More by this Author

Arun 7 years ago

First answer is wrong, it is class C

rancidTaste 7 years ago Author

Thanks Arun for your comment. Now, I correct the answer. Thank you very much. If you find any other errors, please tell me.

Zandile 6 years ago

wow, i had an assignment of subnetting and i surfed the internet for answers and when i arrived at your website, i was happy as the questions of my assignment were exactly the same as the questions you asked and i got all the answers. keep doing the good job that you do.

zak 6 years ago

My answer was same :) thanks!

sudesh 6 years ago