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2) However, as noted earlier, we eventually get to an ri that is zero, say rt+1 = 0. Then rt−1 = rt · qt , so gcd(rt−1 , rt ) = gcd(rt · qt , rt ) = rt . But Eq. , to gcd(a, b), which completes the proof that the last nonzero remainder in the Euclidean algorithm is equal to the greatest common divisor of a and b. It remains to estimate the eﬃciency of the algorithm. We noted above that since the ri values are strictly decreasing, the algorithm terminates, and indeed since r1 = b, it certainly terminates in at most b steps.
An Introduction to Cryptography We let a = 2024 and b = 748, so the first line says that 528 = a − 2b. We substitute this into the second line to get b = (a − 2b) · 1 + 220, 220 = −a + 3b. so We next substitute the expressions 528 = a − 2b and 220 = −a + 3b into the third line to get a − 2b = (−a + 3b) · 2 + 88, so 88 = 3a − 8b. Finally, we substitute the expressions 220 = −a + 3b and 88 = 3a − 8b into the penultimate line to get −a + 3b = (3a − 8b) · 2 + 44, so 44 = −7a + 19b. In other words, −7 · 2024 + 19 · 748 = 44 = gcd(2024, 748), so we have found a way to write gcd(a, b) as a linear combination of a and b using integer coeﬃcients.
33. The simple substitution cipher does not have Property 4, since even a single plaintext/ciphertext pair (m, c) reveals most of the encryption table. Similarly, the Vigen`ere cipher discussed in Sect. 2 has the property that a plaintext/ciphertext pair immediately reveals the keyword used for encryption. Thus both simple substitution and Vigen`ere ciphers are vulnerable to known plaintext attacks. 43 for a further example. ” We defer a formal discussion of this profound question to Sect. 7; see also Sects.