Need within 24 hours please.Discuss the importance of using a routing protocol and explain general functionality. Router Information Protocol (RIP) is a distance-vector routing protocol than can be used by a router to send data from one network to another. What are the demerits of distance vector routing protocols in general? Assignment Guidelines:Using the course materials, the textbook, and Web resources research distance-vector routing protocols, with a high concentration on the versions of Router Information Protocol (RIP).Use the following questions to help you format your research paper:What is the purpose of a routing protocol?What is a distance-vector routing protocol?What are the advantages and disadvantages of distance-vector protocols?What is RIP?What are the two versions of RIP, and what are their specific purposes?What are the limitations of RIP?Compile your responses to the above questions in a 4–7 page word document.Your submitted assignment (125 points) must include the following:A 4–7 page, double-spaced Microsoft Word document, excluding title page and reference section. All references should be in APA format. You may find using section headings and bullets make the paper more readable.