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Lorenz Cipher Machine

The development of techniques used by code-breakers at Bletchley Park Breaking during World War II is the focus of this resource, from the Centre for Innovations in Mathematics Teaching. New branches of statistical analysis and the development of the electronic computer emerged from this work and here students learn how one of the important ciphers, used by the Germans, was broken.

Designed to stimulate class discussion and develop mathematical thinking, this resource includes a detailed lesson plan.

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