# Chapter 7 - 7.3 - Communication Protocols - Practice Problems - Page 267: 5

If node $\mathrm{B}$ failed, no other nodes in the network would be brought down, although their communication delays might increase. Nodes $A, C, D, E, F$ could all send and receive messages from the other active nodes.

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If node $\mathrm{B}$ failed, no other nodes in the network would be brought down, although their communication delays might increase. Nodes $A, C, D, E, F$ could all send and receive messages from the other active nodes.

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