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## 'Magic Squares 3x3' printed from http://nrich.maths.org/

### Why do this
problem?

This problem requires basic addition and subtraction but in an
interesting context.

### Key questions

Which square could you fill in first?

Have you added the numbers in this column/row/diagonal?

### Possible extension

Some pupils might like to try the

Magic Squares 4x4 problem.

### Possible support

Using digit cards will help some children make a start on this
problem.