troubleshooting Question

In ping results, Is the message "Request timed out" normal?

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Every 3 minutes or so I get a message as per below when running ping out to Google on my home broadband of period of 1 hour:

I only have a tiny load on the network, I was playing a test video (1 hour) on my phone (in 1080p) so that I can see if it ever stops.

I also have a tiny camera monitoring my kids room.

I am trying to track down a bigger issue, as part of that I want to know if the below results are normal:

Now pinging Google

Pinging with 32 bytes of data:
Request timed out.
Reply from bytes=32 time=3257ms TTL=57
Reply from bytes=32 time=3304ms TTL=57
Request timed out.

Ping statistics for
    Packets: Sent = 4, Received = 2, Lost = 2 (50% loss),
Approximate round trip times in milli-seconds:
    Minimum = 3257ms, Maximum = 3304ms, Average = 3280ms
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