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Description:

This lesson from Illuminations introduces modular arithmetic. The common barcode system, as used for UPCs and ISBNs, is discussed as an application of this type of arithmetic. The lesson also explains how modular arithmetic is used in credit card numbers. The lesson is intended for grades 9-12 and should take two class periods to complete.

Subjects:

  • Mathematics > General

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English

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