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The Cryptoclub : Using Mathematics to Make And Break Secret Codes (Paperback)

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Join the Cryptokids as they apply basic mathematics to make and break secret codes. This book has many hands-on activities that have been tested in both classrooms and informal settings. Classic coding methods are discussed, such as Caesar, substitution, Vigen re, and multiplicative ciphers as well as the modern RSA. Math topics covered include: - Addition and Subtraction with, negative numbers, decimals, and percentages - Factorization - Modular Arithmetic - Exponentiation - Prime Numbers - Frequency Analysis The accompanying workbook provides students with problems related to each section to help them master the concepts introduced throughout the book. A PDF version is available at no charge on the download tab, a printed workbook is available for $14.00 (K00701). The teacher manual can be requested from the publisher by contacting .

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Publisher A K Peters Ltd
Mfg Part# 9781568812236
SKU 202835564
Format Paperback
ISBN10 156881223X
Release Date 8/14/2006
Product Attributes
Book Format Paperback
Minimum Age 10
Number of Pages 0199
Publisher AK Peters
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