Math 348:01 - Spring 2012

Midterm Exam Information

The midterm exam in class on 3/20/12 will cover the topics on the syllabus through week 8.

The following topics will be included on the exam

  • Affine, Vigenere and Hill ciphers and decryption attacks
  • Modular arithmetic, multiplicative inverses
  • Greatest Common Divisors and the Euclidean Algorithm
  • Euclidean Algorithm
  • Finite Fields
  • Design considerations for ciphers