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Many networks are set up using a hierarchical architecture to create a “backbone” network. In this system, several connected routers act as the backbone and many smaller LANs are connected to the backbone. This is much different than having a system where every router is connected to every other router.

What are the benefits of the hierarchical approach to setting up a network?

Select TWO answers.


It allows more people to access the Internet.


It decreases the total number of routers needed in the network.


It decreases congestion in the network.


It makes the process of transferring data much more efficient.

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