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Problem 2028. Magic Concentric Circles

Created by Ted in Community

Consider 4 magic circle circles around a single number in the sequence 1:n where the sum along the diameters is always equal, and the sum for each circle is also equal.

If n=33 then return a truth function corresponding to whether the supplied matrix is magic or not. Diameter numbers are written in columns, and the centre number thus appears in each diameter sequence. Rows contain numbers along semi circles.

Example

 c = [ 20 33 12 4  ;
       16 1  31 21 ;
       23 13 19 4 ;
       10 22 7  30 ;
       9  9  9  9  ;
       2  18 25 34 ;
       29 26 11 3  ;
       32 17 5  15 ;
       6  8  28 27 ]; 

is not magic over 1:n

 c = [ 20 33 12 4  ;
       16 1  31 21 ;
       23 13 19 14 ;
       10 22 7  30 ;
       9  9  9  9  ;
       2  18 25 24 ;
       29 26 11 3  ;
       32 17 5  15 ;
       6  8  28 27 ]; 

is magic

See http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Magic_circle_(mathematics)

Solution Stats

60.0% Correct | 40.0% Incorrect
Last solution submitted on Jan 15, 2019

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