Concentric Magic Squares

 teachMathematics: Concentric Magic Squares

Magic squares are fun, simple puzzles where numbers are placed in a square arrangement according to a given rule. In this case, we start with - "Can you arrange the numbers 1 to 9 in a square such the the total of all the numbers in each of the columns, each of the rows and both the diagonals is the same?" Can you do this with any set of 9 consecutive numbers? What are the tactics? Where is the best place to start?...


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