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Consecutive Numbers

An investigation involving adding and subtracting sets of consecutive numbers. Lots to find out, lots to explore.

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Exploring Wild & Wonderful Number Patterns

EWWNP means Exploring Wild and Wonderful Number Patterns Created by Yourself! Investigate what happens if we create number patterns using some simple rules.

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You might like to try the Magic Squares 4x4 problem before trying this.


Can you place a $4$ by $4$ magic square on each face of a cube so that along each edge of the cube the numbers match?

You can find out more about constructing magic squares and finding different transformations (re-arrangements that preserve the magic properties) in these two articles Magic Squares and Magic Squares II .