When comparing and contrasting the similarities and differences between bridgesand switches, which of the following are valid statements? Choose all the validanswer choices)
A. Bridges are faster than switches because they have fewer ports.
B. A switch is a multiport bridge,
C. Bridges and switches learn MAC addresses by examining the source MAC address ofeach frame received.
D. A bridge will forward a broadcast but a switch will not.
E. Bridges and switches increase the size of a collision domain.
F. None of the above statements are true.
- B., C
- Explanation:Both bridges and switches build the bridge table by listening to incoming frames andexamining the source MAC address in the frame.Switches are multiport bridges that allow you to create multiple broadcast domains. Eachbroadcast domain is like a distinct virtual bridge within a switch.