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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 SquareUse the numbers 1-9.Each row (horizontal, vertical, and diagonal) must add up to 15. X X X X 5 X X X X

alexb
Charter Member
1188 posts
Jan-09-04, 04:35 PM (EST)

1. "RE: Just For Fun! Magic Square"
In response to message #0

 Here, too, it is redundant to specify 5 in the middle. Do you see why?

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 816357492

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

alexb
Charter Member
1188 posts
Jan-19-04, 11:21 AM (EST)

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?

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.