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Binary Palindrome Square Magic (Posted on 2015-12-24) Difficulty: 3 of 5
Find a 4x4 magic square with magic constant being 188 (base ten) and each of whose 16 entries is a non leading zeroes positive binary palindrome.

*** Disregard rotations and reflections.

No Solution Yet Submitted by K Sengupta    
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re(2): Magic Squares | Comment 9 of 11 |
(In reply to re: Magic Squares by Charlie)

To be a non-normal Magic Square and a non-Sagrada Família magic square, and yet follow the traditional rules of a Magic Square variant, the Magic Square does not need the numbers to begin with the first number of the sequence or even be consecutively sequential within the given sequence -- but unique.

Ady had provided an example of a Sagrada Familia magic square solution in his post.

My earlier post posed the question as to whether this non-normal Magic Square problem was meant to be a Sagrada Familia magic square. Also was posed whether a non-Sagrada Familia magic square, i.e., more traditional form of magic square (but, of course obviously not a traditional, also known as normal magic square) existed for a 4x4 matrix where only positive binary palindrome numbers are considered - and, more specifically, if one is constrained to the given constant of 188 (base-10).

This question has effectively been answered in the next post by Harry. The answer being that a solution exists that is not a Sagrada Familia magic square, as it has no duplicated numbers.

Edited on December 26, 2015, 11:12 pm
  Posted by Dej Mar on 2015-12-26 09:52:35

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