Magic Squares are square Grids with a special arrangement of numbers in them. These numbers are special because every row, column and diagonal adds up to the same number. Also, the two numbers that are opposite each other across the center number will add up to the same number.

In example below, 15 is the magic number. Could you work this out just from knowing that the square uses the numbers from 1 to 9?

Also, the two numbers that are opposite each other across the center number will add up to the same number. So in the square above, 8 + 2 = 10 , 6 + 4 = 10, 1 + 9 = 10 and 3 + 7 = 10. Why is this?

The "order" of a magic square tells how many rows or columns it has. So a square with 3 rows and columns is Order 3, and a square with 4 rows and columns is Order 4 and so on.
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