# How many magic squares are there for 5×5?

## How many magic squares are there for 5×5?

In summary: There are 144 pan magic squares of order five. They are based on one underlying pan-magic carpet, or Latin square.

## How do you calculate magic squares?

Magic Square Solution

1. List the numbers in order from least to greatest on a sheet of paper.
2. Add all nine of the numbers on your list up to get the total.
3. Divide the total from Step 2 by 3.
4. Go back to your list of numbers and the number in the very middle of that list will be placed in the center of the magic square.

How to make a magic square of 5×5?

This is the basic 5×5 magic square. It uses all the numbers 1-25 and it adds up to 65 in 13 different ways: All 5 horizontal lines add up to 65 All 5 vertical lines add up to 65 The two diagonals both add up to 65 Finally you can add up the four corners and the number in the middle to get 65.

### Which is the magic constant for order 5×5?

On addition of numbers horizontally, vertically and diagonally gives the same magic constant. The first Magic Constant found is 65 which consist of numbers from 1 to 25 which is a primary magic square and has been shown in the picture below. We can get the Standard or Secondary Magic Square of order 5×5 by adding some numbers to the above picture.

### When do you know you have solved the magic square?

You will know you have solved the magic square when the sum of each row, column, and diagonal totals 65. That makes 65 the hypotenuse of FOUR Pythagorean triples: 65 is a composite number. 65 = 1 x 65 or 5 x 13. Factors of 65: 1, 5, 13, 65.

Which is an example of a magic square?

A magic square is a NxN array of numbers from 1 to N 2 such that the sum of elements of each row, column and diagonal adds up to the same number, 65 in the case of 5×5’s. An example would be: 15 19 4 7 20