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**krassi_holmz****Real Member**- Registered: 2005-12-02
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How can I make a program that by given n^2 integers to answer how can you make or if there doesn't exist a magic square from these integers?

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**MathsIsFun****Administrator**- Registered: 2005-01-21
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I believe you can use an additive process - you construct the square out of several special tilings.

Ahhh ... Wikipedia has an answer here (half way down)

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**krassi_holmz****Real Member**- Registered: 2005-12-02
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Thank you very much.

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**isthathomas****Member**- Registered: 2005-12-11
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are you makeing a magic square waw!

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**ganesh****Administrator**- Registered: 2005-06-28
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This is one for you:-

16 2 3 13

5 11 10 8

9 7 6 12

4 14 15 1

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**krassi_holmz****Real Member**- Registered: 2005-12-02
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And interesting hard task:

Prove that there dosen't exist magic square of non-serial fibbonachi numbers.

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