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DoubleE
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Jan-09-04, 04:32 PM (EST)
 
"Just For Fun! Magic Square"
 
   Another fun, first grade "challenge" problem. We've already solved this, can you??


Magic Square

Use the numbers 1-9.

Each row (horizontal, vertical, and diagonal) must add up to 15.


X X X
X 5 X
X X X


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alexb
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Jan-09-04, 04:35 PM (EST)
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1. "RE: Just For Fun! Magic Square"
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   Here, too, it is redundant to specify 5 in the middle. Do you see why?


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Punit Pagi
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Jan-15-04, 11:52 AM (EST)
 
2. "RE: Just For Fun! Magic Square"
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   the solution is very simple it is the first Magic Square that can be formed

816
357
492


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kiran
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Jan-19-04, 11:18 AM (EST)
 
3. "RE: Just For Fun! Magic Square"
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   Its Quite simple. Solution can be obtained in seconds.

Solution is : 8 3 4
1 5 7
6 7 2


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alexb
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Jan-19-04, 11:21 AM (EST)
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4. "RE: Just For Fun! Magic Square"
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   >Its Quite simple. Solution can be obtained in seconds.
>

We'll call you "A few seconds guy". Want to share your speedy approach?


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Jeff
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Jan-22-04, 02:47 PM (EST)
 
5. "RE: Just For Fun! Magic Square"
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   Not to worry you guys, but my 4 year old son can make a 4 by 4 magic square, naming the numbers in any mix of 4 languages.


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