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WildCard Masks

Another subject that seems to vex a lot of new CCNA students and others ( I know it did me), is finding wildcard masks.
Actually, it's easier than subnetting! 

A wildcard mask is the inverse (or reverse - whatever-) of the subnet mask. Example:
Subnet mask of  wildcard mask is

OK. So how did we come up with that? You can do it two different ways:

1. Take and subtract
     (the subnet mask)
to get     0    .  0  .   0  . 63     -or-

2. Convert everything to binary 11111111.11111111.11111111.11000000

then reverse it                            00000000.00000000.00000000.00111111
                                                         0           .         0       .         0       .       63

Real easy!

I hope this information will be of use to someone.