Tool to generate magic squares. A magic square of size N is a matrix composed of distinct integers between 1 and N^2 set such as the sum of any line or column are equal.

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Tool to generate magic squares. A magic square of size N is a matrix composed of distinct integers between 1 and N^2 set such as the sum of any line or column are equal.

Answers to Questions

How to create a magic square of odd order?

Set number 1 on the left of the median line, the other numbers are written following the rule: if the cell is empty, in the cell in the bottom right of the previous one, else directly to the left of the occupied cell. When the cell does not exist, go to the other side of the matrix.

What is the Franklin Square?

Franklin's square is a panmagic square with a magic constant of 260.

Example:

52

61

4

13

20

29

36

45

14

3

62

51

46

35

30

19

53

60

5

12

21

28

37

44

11

6

59

54

43

38

27

22

55

58

7

10

23

26

39

42

9

8

57

56

41

40

25

24

50

63

2

15

18

31

34

47

16

1

64

49

48

33

32

17

What is the Lo-Shu Magic Square?

This is a 3x3 magic square used in Feng Shui which is represented as well

4 Wealth

9 Fame

2 Relationship

3 Family

5 Health

7 Children

8 Wiseness

1 Career

6 Help/Friends

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