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Re^6: magic squares

by Limbic~Region (Chancellor)
on Apr 08, 2009 at 23:50 UTC ( #756496=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re^5: magic squares
in thread magic squares

Thanks! After having read your code and your proof I see why it wasn't immediately obvious to me. I was stuck looking at it a different way. I stubbornly had to convince myself that my way was in fact correct. After I did, I realized we were saying the same thing. This is the frustrating part - I sometimes can't get out of my own way.

Unfortunately, I now lack all ambition to implement my solution.

I only got interested in the problem because glancing at the commentary of existing posts - a number thought brute forcing was necessary. I had a hunch that this wasn't true.

Cheers - L~R

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