What is a Magic Square?

Suzanne Alejandre

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Magic squares received their name because there are so many relationships between the sums of the numbers filling the squares.

Often students believe that "mathematics" was "written" by one person. In these pages you will find that the magic square mathematical game has existed throughout history and in many different parts of the world. Math is all around us and your mind will see it when you're ready!

What is a Magic Square?

Magic Squares - History, Mathematics, Geography

Other Collections of Magic Squares




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