Math Riddles: Solve This Magic Square Puzzle in 20 Seconds
Math Riddles are so challenging, but that makes them worthwhile to solve. Math riddles are logical problems that require strong analytical abilities, high IQ, knowledge of math concepts, and good calculation skills. Math riddles have also been known to make Mathematics enjoyable for kids, students, and even adults to solve. Riddles, puzzles, and brain teasers can develop strategic thinking, logical reasoning, and problem-solving skills.
Today, we bring you another math puzzle that is all over social media. These Tricky Logic Math Square Puzzle has attracted millions of answers but very few got it right.
Can you solve this hard math magic square puzzle? You have 20 seconds!
Math Riddles: Tricky Math Magic Square Puzzle
Tricky Magic Square Solution
First, we understand that a 3 x 3 Magic Square is a square that has three rows and three columns. The sum of every row, column, and diagonal will equal to same magic number. In this magic square, the sum of all the rows, column, and diagonal should equal to 111.
Now, let us solve this magic square. We have three numbers to begin with. Find the step-by-step magic square solution below:
Now, we have the middle row figured out. We will now figure out the last column from the right with the information.
Now, we have figured out one row and one column. Using this information, we will solve a diagonal. See below:
We now shall solve another diagonal. See below:
Now, we have information in the first column from the left. We shall now solve the first row with the available information.
Wow, we have figured the first row too. All we need is to find out the missing number in the last row. Lets do it.
Voila! We have solved the magic square. Now, as in the beginning, we had mentioned that the sum of all rows, columns, and diagonals should equal to 111. Let us check if we have the magic number.
First Row: 31 + 73 + 7 = 111
Second Row: 13 + 37 + 61 = 111
Third Row: 67 + 1 + 43 = 111
First Column: 31 + 13 + 67 = 111
Second Column :73 + 37 + 1 = 111
Third Column: 7 + 61 + 43 = 111
Diagonally: 31 + 37 + 43 = 111
Diagonally: 7 + 37 + 67 = 111
Great! We have it all correct!
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