A host is sending packets into the network at 100 Mbps. The 4000-byte packets ate being fragmented into 4 fragments.

A host is sending packets into the network at 100 Mbps. The 4000-byte packets ate being fragmented into 4 fragments.

Question:

A host is sending packets into the network at 100 Mbps. The 4000-byte packets ate being fragmented into 4 fragments. The packet discard rate due to congestion in the network is 100 fragments/second. Assume if a fragment is lost from packet, there is only one lost. On average how much buffer space is being consumed with incomplete packets?Assume the receiving host assumes that there are 5 seconds remaining on the TIL when the packets arrive? 

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Answer Given Host sending rate R 100 Mbps Packet size P 4000 bytes Fragments per packet F 4 fragment
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