# A Palindromic Magic Square for the Year 2019

Although math is a language, it has never been one I am fluent in. This ‘magic’ square is never something I could come up with and it is interesting.

The above 4 × 4 magic square only has the digits 2, 0. 1, and 9 (from the year 2019) and as a bonus, the four digits in its upper-left section form “2019”. It has a magic sum of 132. This means the sums of the magic square’s columns, rows, and diagonals are all equal to 132. It is also a semi-pandiagonal magic square since it contains some of the features of a pandiagonal magic square, namely:

• Partial Panmagic Square — The 2-2 broken diagonals (on both sides) of this magic square have a magic sum of 132 as well. For this to be a panmagic square, the 3-1 broken diagonals should also be equal to the magic sum, but unfortunately, this magic square does not have that property. From here on, note that the sum of the cells with identical background colors is equivalent to the magic sum, which…

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## 10 thoughts on “A Palindromic Magic Square for the Year 2019”

1. Which is why I reblogged it. 🙂

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2. Math blah blah blah zzzzzzzzzzzzz ha ha!

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3. Try paying your taxes, balancing your checkbook or getting paid without it. Bwahaha

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1. -zzzzzzzzzz

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1. She who sleeps, steeps.

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4. Great share, thanks.<3

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5. You’re welcome. Hope you enjoyed it.

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6. I’m fascinated by this kind of thing, though I’m not that good with numbers myself. This is clever.

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7. It is and way beyond my ability to do anything but reblog it. 🙂

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