Local Area Network (LAN)

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A local area network (LAN) is a computer network that connects computers usually within a short range of each other like a school, computer or office.

Wide are network (WAN)

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A Wide area network (WAN) is multiple LAN networks like the ring,star,bus networks all connected together to make one big working communicating network.An example of a wide area network is the internet. (One Topman store has a LAN, however many topman stores around the world connected together makes a WAN.)