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a square matrix of n rows and columns

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By the time of the second oil shock, in 1979, any pretense of maintaining the magic square had been abandoned.
It turns out that we can come up with 25 linear operators--each one being a 4x4 array of numbers--such that when placed into the Magic Square grid, the product along any row is +1, i.
Now they should try to find the magic square, and many will get the row and column totals correct, but not both the diagonals.
But on Sunday's evidence it's more back to square one than magic square for the Brazilians.
Every class was given a magic square problem to solve together.
One Magic Square (ISBN 978-1-61519012-6) is published by The Experiment.
1) What is more, the present piece contains a rare occurrence of a magic square of the order 13 -- perhaps the only such occurrence in all amulets published to date.
More than 22 interactive team activities were held during Give & Gain Day, with activities ranging from spaghetti bridge and the egg speed slam challenge to flight and magic square maths.
The difference between ordinary magic square and SMS is that the elements of SMS are of the form: S(1), S(2), S(3), .
Due space reasons we show only experimental results measured in number of backtracks but the conclusion is the same using other performance metrics (nodes visited, time): for each problem the dynamic approach gains very good position in the global ranking (it was the best for N-Queens n=8; the second for N-Queens n=16, N-Queens n=20 and Magic Square n=3; and rank fourth for Magic Square n=4).
Legacy of the Luoshu; the 4,000 year search for the meaning of the magic square of order three, 2d ed.
Swetz presents Legacy of the Luoshu: The 4,000 Year Search for the Meaning of the Magic Square of Order Three, an in-depth study of the diverse roles that the luoshu (a 3x3 "magic square" of numbers in a grid, where all rows, columns, and diagonals add up to the same sum) has played in metaphysical and spiritual traditions worldwide.
MATERIALS * Sheet of unlined paper * Pen or marker * Ruler * Nine counters, numbered from one to nine (see Magic Square Tic-Tac-Toe) DRAWING THE GAME BOARD Draw the diagram for Tic-Tac-Toe.
Brazilians had expected the so-called magic square of attacking players -- Ronaldo, Ronaldinho, Kaka and Adriano -- to help Brazil turn in fabulous performances in Germany.
Organisers of the Magic Square system have promised gamblers a 300 per cent return on their bets.