Illuminations: Magic Squares

This lesson explores magic squares from both a historical and mathematical perspective.

The mathematical analysis leads into symbolic algebraic representation of the patterns. This lesson is based upon an article from the April 2001 edition of Mathematics Teaching in the Middle School.


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Math Topics
Algebra & Pre-Algebra
Social Studies Topics
World History
Middle School, Educator
6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade

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