## What is the magic number of magic square of order 4?

Notice in the rearrangement that the numbers in our original 4 4 magic square stay together. That is, the numbers 16,2,3,13 that appear in the first row will always be together, in some order, in a row or column of a new square.

**What is the magic constant of 4×4 magic square?**

This is a Magic Square with a magic constant of 34, which is twice the sum of the first number and last number in the sequence ie 2 x ( 1 + 16 ) = 34. Sum of the numbers in each rows, columns and diagonally equals 34.

**How does a 4×4 magic square work?**

Draw a 4×4 grid. From the target number that your guests named, subtract the number 34. In our example 87 is the target number: 87 minus 34 = 53. You then divide 53 by 4, to the nearest whole number.

### How do you solve a magic square puzzle?

There are five easy steps.

- List the nine consecutive numbers in order.
- Add them up then divide by three.
- The very middle number in a consecutive number list is the number for the middle square.
- Apply the rules in the magic square solution diagram.

**What is the history of the 4th order magic square?**

The oldest dateable fourth order magic square in the world is found in an encyclopaedic work written by Varahamihira around 587 CE called Brhat Samhita. The magic square is constructed for the purpose of making perfumes using 4 substances selected from 16 different substances.

**How do you make two magic squares of the same order?**

Given any magic square, another magic square of the same order can be formed by interchanging two rows on one side of the center line, and then interchanging the corresponding two rows on the other side of the center line; then interchanging like columns.

## What is a magic square in math?

A magic square is a n n grid of numbers such that the sum of each row is equal, and equal to the sum of each column. 4 9 2 3 5 7 8 1 6 Some de\\fnitions also require the sum along the main diagonals to add to the same total.

**What is the difference between order 5 and order 9?**

The order 5 square is a bordered magic square, with central 3×3 square formed according to Luo Shu principle. The order 9 square is a composite magic square, in which the nine 3×3 sub squares are also magic.