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Square Search (Posted on 2006-12-21) Difficulty: 3 of 5
A 3x3 magic square is an array of nine distinct positive integers such that the sum of the numbers in each row, each column, and each of the two diagonals is the same. In the following magic square:

9

?

14

What are the possible values of the lower left corner? And what is the maximum possible value of any number in the array?

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Center CellGamer2006-12-21 16:55:44
Solutionre: heuristic computer exploration and SolutionEric2006-12-21 15:55:49
Hints/Tipsheuristic computer exploration (spoiler)Charlie2006-12-21 15:37:28
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