- Here are the solutions to the term test.
- Here are the solutions to the practice tests
- The term test will take place on Wednesday,
February 26, 3:10-5pm in MB 128.
It will cover sections 1-8 of the text and
all the material of the lectures, tutorial and homework up
to the end of this week. That includes: Induction, prime
factorization, modular arithmetic, Fermat's Theorem,
Euler's theorem, Wilson's theorem, RSA encryption, Euclidean
algorithm and its applications, rational and
Here are three past practice tests for the
term test. I will post solutions to them next week but
please try to do all the problems by yourself before looking
at the solutions. Also please note that the practice tests
were for 50 minutes tests (while ours will be 1 hour 50
minutes) so they don't accurately represent the actual
length of the term test.
There will be at least one homework problem on
Rules for the test: No aids allowed. No calculators!
There will be no homework due the week of
the term test. However, I recommend that you do the
following problems to help you prepare. You don't need to
turn them in.
will have extra office hours on Tuesday, February 25, 2-4pm.