# consider the sender A transmits 12 data packets to b using stop wait protocol. if every 3rd packet is lost while transmission then how many packets will the sender A has to send to B in total

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consider the sender A transmits 12 data packets to b using stop wait protocol. if every 3rd packet is lost while transmission then how many packets will the sender A has to send to B in total

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Step 1

The all data transmission in send and wait protocol as follows:

If packet loss, retransmit packet.

Initially:

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12

Step 2

After every 3rd packet is lost while transmission, lost packets are highlighted in bold:

• Packet number 3 retransmitted.

1 2 3 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12

• Packet number 5 retransmitted.

1 2 3 3 4 5 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12

• Packet number 7 retransmitted.

1 2 3 3 4 5 5 6 7 7 8 9 10 11 12

• Packet number 9 retransmitted.

1 2 3 3 4 5 5 6 7 7 8 9 9 10 11 12

• Packet number 11 retransmitted.

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