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Magic Square: Fill In the Numbers

In this worksheet, students use a simple rule to work out the missing numbers in a magic square.

'Magic Square: Fill In the Numbers' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 2

Year:  Year 3 11+ worksheets

Curriculum topic:   Maths and Numerical Reasoning

Curriculum subtopic:   Square Numbers

Difficulty level:  

Worksheet Overview

In this worksheet you will learn how to fill missing numbers in magic squares.



Fill in the missing numbers in this magic square.




Each row, column and diagonal will add to the same amount (the magic total).

The clue here is that we have 3, 5 and 7 in a column, which means that the magic total is 3 + 5 + 7 = 15

Use this fact to complete the square using addition and subtraction.


8 3
6 7 2 

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