Math 440 Course Page
Special Topics in Algebra: Cryptology
C. Beaver, Winter 2011, Class Meets MWF 88:50am MNB 104
Due Date 

Section  Problems 


Chapter 1; p. 32 
9, 10, 11,13,14,17, 22 
Monday 1/10 

1.1 (p.39) 
24 
Fri. 1/14 

2.1 (p. 67) 
1,6,11 

2.2 (p. 80) 
2, 3ac, 5ac, 8 

(if you missed class Friday you need to do this one first: Codeword Worksheet) 
Wed. 1/19 

3.4 (p. 219) 
2, 3ad, 4b, 5, 6a, 7 (show all work  an answer alone is not enough) 
Mon. 1/24 

3.5 (p. 232) 
1,5 
Fri. 1/28 

Worksheets 
Mon. 1/31 

Take Home Exam given Monday 1/31 
Wed 2/2 8am 

3.6 
2b,3,4,5 
Mon. 2/7 

4.2 (p.272) 
2,3abc,,4,7,9 
Wed. 2/9 

• Factor the following numbers using (i) Fermat Factorization AND (ii) Pollard Rho factorization. Show all work – an answer alone will receive no credit. a) 2310 (just pollard rho for this one) b) 6517 • Section 4.1 in your book (p.260): 11, 16 • Section 4.3 in your book (p. 284): 1ade, 2abcd, 3, 4a, 10a 
Mon. 2/14 

Outline of presentation due at the beginning of class  meet with Cheryl in class (see Milestones) 
Wed. 2/16 

4.4 (p. 293) 
1b,2b,4b,5a,8,10 (show work!) 
Fri. 2/18 

Mon. 2/21 

Draft of presentation slides (see Milestones) 
Wed. 2/23 

4.5 (p.304) 
4,5,6b,7b 
Fri. 2/25 

4.6 (p.312) 
1,3 (the answer in the back of the book is wrong)5,6 
Fri. 2/25 