   Chapter 8, Problem 14T Mathematical Excursions (MindTap C...

4th Edition
Richard N. Aufmann + 3 others
ISBN: 9781305965584

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Chapter
Section Mathematical Excursions (MindTap C...

4th Edition
Richard N. Aufmann + 3 others
ISBN: 9781305965584
Textbook Problem

Encryption Encrypt the plaintext message REPORT BACK using the cyclical alphabetic encrypting code that shifts letters 10 positions.

To determine

To encode: The given message using a cyclic alphabetic encrypting code.

Explanation

Given:

10 positions: REPORT BACK.

Calculation:

The message is encoded by the formula c(p+m)mod26.

Here, p is the position of the alphabet, m is the given position and c is the number equivalent to the cipher text letter.

Ac(1+10)mod2611mod2611KEc(5+10)mod2615mod2615OCc(3+10)mod2613mod2613MPc(16+10)mod2626mod260Z

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