7x7 magic square

 

Explanation 7x7 magic square

Magic square of order 7 is odd and a prime number, just like the magic square of order 5, so you can use the same construction methods.

 

For more detailed explanation see the 5x5 magic square.

 

Construction methods

The construction methods of the 7x7 magic square are:

With the first three method you get simple symmetric 5x5 magic squares.

 

With the shift method you can construct all panmagic 7x7 squares.

 

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

 

It is also possible to construct a (pure) 7x7 magic square with a (not pure) 5x5 inlay magic square.