Math
3CY3, Fall 2018

General Announcements

Lecture schedule

Assignments

Instructor:

__Course meeting time:__ M W Th 1:30 - 2:20 in HH 109

General Announcements

- The final exam will be Thursday, Dec. 13 at 4 pm; check Mosaic for where you write.
- The exam will be 2 and a half hours long.
- The topics covered will be all those tested so far this term. Specifically sections 2.1 - 2.4, 2.7, 3.1 - 3.6, 6.1 - 6.4 (except the attacks on RSA not covered in lecture) and 3.11, 7. 1, 7.2 except 7.2.4, 7.4 and 7.5 and 16.1, 16.2 and 16.5 together with topics covered in lecture. This does not include factoring with elliptic curves and digital cash.
- You are allowed to have the standard McMaster calculator, Casio fx-991 (no communication capability). No other aids are allowed. Please bring your ID with you.
- The best gauge of the level of the test is to look at the lecture notes, homework and practice problems.
- I will have office hours on Monday, Dec. 10 at 1 pm and Dec. 12 at 11 am.
- There will be a review session on Wednesday, Dec.. 12 at 1:30 in HH 109. Please send questions ahead of time.
- Here are some practice problems: Chapter 2, #2, 4-6, 8, 9; Chapter 3, #3, 10, 11, 17, 20, 24, 26; Chapter 6, #7, 14, 16, 17, 22, 25; Chapter 7, #12; Chapter 16, #7, 10.
- Here is third test and solutions.

- The third test will Nov. 28 at 1:30 (during class) in the T13, room 123.
- The test will be 50 minutes long.
- The topics covered will be sections 7. 1, 7.2 except 7.2.4, 7.4
(not decision Diffie-Hellman) and 7.5 and sections 16.1, 16.2 and 16.5.

- You are allowed to have the standard McMaster calculator, Casio fx-991 (no communication capability). No other aids are allowed. Please bring your ID with you.
- The best gauge of the level of the test is to look at the lecture notes, homework and practice problems.
- There will be a review class on Monday, Nov. 26 in class at 1:30 in HH 109; this review session will be run by Aaron Crighton.
- Here are some practice problems for test 3: chapter 7, #1, 2, 5, 6, 9, 10, 11; chapter 16, #2, 3, 4, 12, 15.

- Here is the second test and solutions.

- The second test will Nov. 1 at 1:30 (during class) in the T13, room 123.
- The test will be 50 minutes long.
- The topics covered will be those found in the lecture notes as
well as sections 6.1 - 6.4 and 3.11; in section 6.2, we did not cover
in class all the attacks on RSA mentioned. It is good to read
through this material but use the problems I suggest for practice as a
guide for the test.

- You are allowed to have the standard McMaster calculator, Casio fx-991 (no communication capability). No other aids are allowed. Please bring your ID with you.
- The best gauge of the level of the test is to look at the lecture notes, homework and practice problems.
- There will be a review class on Wednesday, Oct. 31 at 5:30 in HH 109. Please email me suggested review topics.
- I will have an office hour at 2:30 on Wednesday instead of my Thursday office hour.
- Here are some practice problems for test 2: Chapter 6, 2 - 5, 9 - 11, 13, 21, 23 and 26; Chapter 3, 33 - 34

- Here is the first test and solutions.

- The first test will Oct. 4 at 1:30 (during class) in the T13, room 123.

- The test will be 50 minutes long.
- The topics covered will be those found in the lecture notes as well as sections 2.1 - 2.4, 2.7, 3.1 - 3.6

- There will be a review class on Wednesday, Oct. 3 at 5:30 in HH 109. Please email me suggested review topics.
- I will have an office hour at 2:30 on Wednesday instead of my Thursday office hour.
- Practice problems from the text: chapter 2, #3, 7, 11, 14, 16, 17; chapter 3, #1, 2, 5, 7, 8, 9, 12, 13, 16, 19

- First class, 1:30, Wednesday, Sept. 5 - see you then!

Lecture schedule

Assignments

Instructor:

Office: Hamilton Hall 420

Office hours: Th 12 - 1, F 11:30 - 12:30 or by appointment

Tel. extension: 23411

E-mail: hartb@mcmaster.ca