Problem Sets
Math 202 Cryptography, Fall 2018

Be sure to check back, because this will be updated during the semester.

Each Problem Set will (usually) consist of two types of problems: Warm-up Problems and Focus Problems. See the Guidelines for Problem Set Solutions for more details on the Problem Sets and expectations for your writeups.

All chapter references are to the text Understanding Cryptography by Paar and Pelzl.


Problem Set #1, Due Friday September 7 at 9:30 am
Warm-up Problems (not collected)
Chapter 1: 1.5, 1.7, 1.8
Focus Problems
Chapter 1: 1.2, 1.9, 1.10
Problem Set #2, Due Friday September 14 at 9:30 am
Warm-up Problems (not collected)
Chapter 1: 1.11
Focus Problems
Chapter 1: 1.14
Chapter 2: 2.1
Chapter 3: 3.12
Problem Set #3, Due Friday September 21 at 9:30 am
Warm-up Problems (not collected)
Chapter 4: 4.4, 4.5
Focus Problems
Chapter 4: 4.6, 4.7, 4.16
Problem Set #4, Due Friday September 28 at 9:30 am
Warm-up Problems (not collected)
Chapter 4: 4.13
Focus Problems
Chapter 4: 4.9, 4.14
Problem Set #5, Due Friday October 19 at 9:30 am
Warm-up Problems (not collected)
Chapter 6: 6.5, 6.6
Chapter 7: 7.1, 7.2
Focus Problems
Chapter 6: 6.2, 6.7
Chapter 7: 7.4, 7.11
Problem Set #6, Due Friday October 26 at 9:30 am
Warm-up Problems (not collected)
Chapter 10: 10.5
Chapter 8: 8.5
Focus Problems
Chapter 10: 10.6
Chapter 8: 8.2, 8.6, 8.10