Magic Squares

Problem of the Week - June 14, 2021


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In a magic square, the sum of the three entries in any row, column, or diagonal is the same value.  In this given magic square, the first row entries are X, 19 and 96 from left to right.  The second row begins with 1 in the first column.  Find the value of X in this magic square.

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