Explain why a minimum frame size is required for Ethernet. For example, I OBase Ethernet imposes a

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Explain why a minimum frame size is required for Ethernet. For example, I OBase Ethernet imposes a minimum frame size constraint of 64 bytes. (If you have done the previous problem, you might have realized the reason). Now suppose that the distance between two ends of an Ethernet LAN is d. Can you derive a formula to find the minimum frame size needed for an Ethernet packet? Based on your reasoning, what is the minimum required packet size for an Ethernet that spans 2 kilometers?

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