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In a Magic Square, the rows, columns, and diagonals sum to the same number. Strictly speaking, these squares aren't "Magic Squares," but they're still Magical! Each row and column has a different sum, and you must place the numbers in the square to make those sums.

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In a Magic Square, all the rows, columns, and diagonals add to the same number. In these squares (which are not quite MAGIC squares), you don't need to worry about diagonals. In addition, each column and row adds to different numbers. So, it's not really a magic square, but it provides the same problem solving experience as solving a Magic Square.

You will see a square grid (Simple = 2x2, Harder = 3x3, and Hardest = 4x4). Next to each row is a box indicating the sum for that row. Under each column is a number indicating the sum for that column.

The numbers in the grid are scrambled within the square, and you must rearrange them to make the appropriate row and column sums. To move a number, click on it, and then click on the square where you want it to go. The two numbers you have clicked will change positions. Continue moving numbers until you have achieved all the sums.

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