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Which of these would best describe the functionality of a WAP? Pick two.

A) Switch

B) Router

C) Gateway

D) Bridge

E) Proxy

F) I usually get a wap after a bad joke

The answer: A) Switch and D) Bridge

A WAP (Wireless Access Point) operates at layer 2 of the OSI model, and makes all of its forwarding decisions based on MAC addresses. This is the same forwarding decision made by a bridge or a switch.

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We use many different network devices to connect our devices together. In this video, you’ll learn about hubs, switches, routers, firewalls, and much more.