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#1 moneybags962

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Posted 12 March 2008 - 11:21 PM

this specific square is an easy on but some get very hard

arrange all sides to equal 15

1 2 3
4 5 6
7 8 9

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#2 PolishNorbi

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Posted 12 March 2008 - 11:34 PM

this specific square is an easy on but some get very hard

arrange all sides to equal 15

1 2 3
4 5 6
7 8 9

Spoiler for My Solution

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#3 moneybags962

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Posted 12 March 2008 - 11:44 PM

that is correct Polish Norbi
I pretty much had the same things in a differnet order
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Posted 13 March 2008 - 06:58 AM

this specific square is an easy on but some get very hard

arrange all sides to equal 15

Spoiler for answer


195 = 15
627 = 15
843 = 15
===
111
555


IIRC there is a way to do this such that all combinations and sides verticall horizontally and diagonaly = 15ish But you said alls sides and my solution satisfies that.
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#5 PolishNorbi

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Posted 13 March 2008 - 03:53 PM

IIRC there is a way to do this such that all combinations and sides verticall horizontally and diagonaly = 15ish But you said alls sides and my solution satisfies that.


My answer satisifies what you are looking for.

Edited by PolishNorbi, 13 March 2008 - 03:53 PM.

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#6 ash013

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Posted 14 March 2008 - 01:08 AM

9 4 2
5 3 7
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Posted 14 March 2008 - 02:32 AM

posted before...moderators plz take a look
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Posted 14 March 2008 - 10:27 AM

already posted ... check topic entitled number 15

this type is called "magic square" ... more examples are posted as well - magic square 1 and magic square 2

looking forward to new puzzles

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