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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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Stage: 2 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:3 Challenge Level:3 Challenge Level:3

Why do this problem?

This problem is a lovely way to extend work on magic squares, combining numerical and spatial ideas.

Key questions

Have you found one way of making a magic square?
How could you change the position of the numbers so that the square is still magic?

Possible support

This net may prove helpful - it has a $4$ by $4$ grid on each face.