# Cryptography

Solve the following cryptogram doing the following steps:

1. frequency count

2. do you think it is monoalphabetic substitution, polyalphabetic subsitution, or transposition?

3. Is this a clear decision?

4. Solve based on the above info.

DVOLL PULID ZIWGL ZDLIO WULFM WVWFM WVWFK LMULF IVHHV MGRZO SFNZM UIVVW LNHGS VURIH GRHUI VVWLN LUHKV VXSGS VHVXL MWRHU IVVWL NLUVE VIBKV IHLMG LDLIH SRKTL WRMSR HLDMD ZBGSV GSRIW RHUIV VWLNU ILNDZ MGGSV ULFIG SRHUI VVWLN UILNU VZI

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Total letter count = 193

Count up the number of letters in the cryptogram and compare these to the frequencies in English.

Letter use frequencies:

V: 26 13.4%

L: ...

#### Solution Summary

This shows how to solve a cryptogram using frequency count. The monoalphabetic substitution is given.

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