Traffic resolution protocol

Network Interface Cards (NIC), Media Access Control (MAC) Address Format, Unicast and Broadcast Traffic, Address Resolution Protocol (ARP), and ARP Cache Utility.  Explain what they are, their function, and illustrate their relationship to each other.

Please DO NOT USE outside sources or quote your book directly for these discussion – summarize what you want to say in your own words and use examples to illustrate your meaning.  This will allow me to gage how well you understand the concepts.  I want you to think not just memorize