5x5 magic square

 

Explanation about 5x5 magic square

Read on webpage 'Explanation' the secrets of the 5x5 (pan)magic square.

 

Construction methods

The construction methods of the 5x5 magic square are:

With the first three methods you can construct simple (symmetric) magic squares.

 

With the shift method you can construct a panmagic square.

 

Most magic 5x5 square is panmagic and symmetric (= ultra magic).

 

Learn also how to construct a 3x3 in 5x5 (concentric) magic square

 

It is also possible to construct a (not pure) magic square with a randomly chosen magic sum.