Type:

Other

Description:

In this activity, students research the history and legend of the Chinese mathematical puzzle known as the Magic Square, and explore various methods for reconstructing magic squares. Students will use number sense and arithmetic facts to find missing numbers in a magicsquare and/or magic star, and follow the directions given in words and diagrams to create a magic square of odd order.

Subjects:

  • Mathematics > General

Education Levels:

  • Grade 1
  • Grade 2
  • Grade 3
  • Grade 4
  • Grade 5
  • Grade 6
  • Grade 7
  • Grade 8
  • Grade 9
  • Grade 10
  • Grade 11
  • Grade 12

Keywords:

Vocational/Professional Development Education,Number and operations,Middle School,NSDL,Grade 6,Grade 8,NSDL_SetSpec_1007936,Mathematics history,Arithmetic,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20120114184810944T,Life Science,Mathematics,Famous problems,History/Policy/Law,Early number systems,Grade 7

Language:

English

Access Privileges:

Public - Available to anyone

License Deed:

Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial Share Alike

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