**Conclusion**

Did you successfully solve the magic squares?

Successful or Unsuccesful. You definitely had a good learning experience.

Why is it important to solve magic square puzzles?

Mathematicians today do not need to speculate and attach meaning to magic squares to make them important, as has been done in the past with Chinese and other myths. The squares were thought to be mysterious and magic, although now it is clear that they are just ways of arranging numbers and symbols using certain rules.

- In Magic Squares, you can use natural numbers starting from 1.
- In Magic Squares, you can have fractions.
- In Magic Squares, you can have repetitions.
- In Magic Squares, you can have irrationals.

There is no boundary!

Magic Square tells us there are no shortcuts to answer, you have to do the calculations to reach there. And it's not the answer, but the method is what is more important!

Did you realize the importance of attempting such math puzzles?

Math puzzles enable children to visualize concepts and thus understand math concepts better and faster. In a way, math puzzles remove the tag of 'difficulty and boredom' from maths and make it fun and exciting even for the children who do not like math.

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**FAQ'S**

**What is a magic square?**

A magic square is any n x n array of numbers where each of the n2 elements appears only once. Also the sum of the elements in each row, column, and diagonal have the same value.

**How do you do a magic square?**

Solving an Odd-Numbered Magic Square

sum = 3 * [(9 + 1) / 2]

sum = 3 * (10 / 2)

sum = 3 * (5)

sum = 15.

The magic constant for a 3x3 square is 15.

All rows, columns, and diagonals must add up to this number.

**How do you make a 3x3 magic square?**

In a magic square you have to add 3 numbers again and again. Therefore the average sum of three numbers is 45:3=15. The number 15 is called the magic number of the 3x3 square. You can also achieve 15, if you add the middle number 5 three times.

**What is Ramanujan magic square?**

A magic square is an NxN matrix in which every row, column, and diagonal add up to the same number. Srinivasa Ramanujan was an Indian mathematician. ... Ramanujan created a super magic square. The top row is his birthdate (December 22, 1887).

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