NUMB3RS Activity: Coded Messages
Using matrix multiplication and inverse matrices, young scholars are trying to uncode a coded message. Students encrypt simple messages using 2 x 2 matrices.
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Using Matrix Operations for Encryption
Data encryption is an important security measure for sensitive data stored on computers. Pupils learn how to utilize matrices for creating code. They also get a great review of matrix multiplication, inverse matrices, and the identity...
11th - 12th Math CCSS: Designed
Caesar Ciphers: An Introduction to Cryptography
Students brainstorm and discuss the concept of cryptography, the science of secrets in today's world and then focus on a system for sending secret messages used by Julius Caesar. They make a Caesar wheel assessing encrypting and...
8th - 10th English Language Arts
Hands On Activities and Projects in Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Geometry, & Personal Finance
Your learners will enjoy this conglomerate of hands-on activities and projects that can be used in algebra one and two, geometry, and personal finance. Rich in math standards, these projects reach into learners' lives to motivate and...
9th - 12th Math CCSS: Adaptable
The Power of Algebra—Finding Primes
Banks are responsible for keeping our financial information safe. Mathematics is what allows them to do just that! Pupils learn the math behind the cryptography that banks rely on. Using polynomial identities, learners reproduce the...
10th - 12th Math CCSS: Designed