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The Central Cell (Posted on 2004-04-16) Difficulty: 2 of 5
Prove that the central cell (the number in the middle cell) of any 3x3 magic square is always one-third the magic constant (the sum of any side, either 2 major diagonals, or either center row in the magic square).
Show that in any larger square (n x n), the central cell does not need to be 1/n the magic constant.

See The Solution Submitted by Victor Zapana    
Rating: 4.5000 (4 votes)

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  Subject Author Date
TestingGamer2006-12-21 17:03:08
SolutionSolutionGamer2006-12-21 15:42:54
re(2): The second partBrian Smith2004-04-16 19:19:29
Some Thoughtsre: General counter-exampleTristan2004-04-16 18:32:53
re(2): Solution to part 1SilverKnight2004-04-16 18:16:33
Some ThoughtsGeneral counter-exampleTristan2004-04-16 17:47:12
Some Thoughtsre: Solution to part 1e.g.2004-04-16 17:12:32
Solution to part 1Jer2004-04-16 14:16:44
re: The second partSilverKnight2004-04-16 14:11:55
The second partBrian Smith2004-04-16 14:09:32
SolutionFirst parte.g.2004-04-16 12:28:11
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