 # a - Odd Magic Square Email
 Submitted on: 1/16/2015 5:06:00 PM By: K. O. Thaha Hussain (from psc cd) Level: Intermediate User Rating:     By 5 Users Compatibility: VB 5.0, VB 6.0 Views: 4099

Magic square is a set of numbers arranged in a particular order whose column-wise, row-wise and diagonal-wise sums are all the same. This program explains the mathematics behind an odd magic square. Magic, Fun, Maths, Interesting, Easy even for beginners and excellent!! code:
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 ``` '************************************** ' Name: a- Odd Magic Square ' Description:Magic square is a set of numbers arranged in a particular order whose column-wise, row-wise and diagonal-wise sums are all the same. This program explains the mathematics behind an odd magic square. Magic, Fun, Maths, Interesting, Easy even for beginners and excellent!! ' By: K. O. Thaha Hussain (from psc cd) ' ' Inputs:Place an MS Flex Grid Control. Name it Grid. '************************************** '(C) K. O. Thaha Hussain. All rights reserved 'Analyst Programmer 'Company: http://www.induswareonline.com 'URL: http://www.bcity.com/thahahussain 'Note: Adjust the DataTypes to make room for 'large numbers.. ' 'The Behind Scene Mathematics is simple! 'Step1. Begin 1 at the middle of the first row 'Step2. Next number should be one row up ' one column right 'Step3. If the present row < the first then 'make it last 'Step4. If the present column > the last then 'make it first 'Step5. The rule for the number which follows ' the multiple of the 'order of magic square, is one row down 'Finished!! Option Explicit Dim N As Integer Private Sub Form_Load() Do While N Mod 2 = 0 N = Val(InputBox("Enter an Odd Number (Ex: 3, 5, 7 etc.)", _ "Order of Magic Square", 5)) Loop Grid.BackColor = Grid.FixedCols = 0 Grid.FixedRows = 0 Grid.Left = 0 Grid.Top = 0 Grid.Rows = N Grid.Cols = N Me.Caption = "Odd Magic Sqaure By K.O. Thaha Hussain " _ & " Order : " & Str(N) Call MagicSquare End Sub Private Sub Form_Resize() Grid.Width = Me.ScaleWidth Grid.Height = Me.ScaleHeight End Sub Private Sub MagicSquare() Dim Row As Integer, Column As Integer, I As Integer, Number As Integer Dim Magic(100, 100) As Integer Number = 1 Row = 0 Column = (N + 1) / 2 - 1 Magic(Row, Column) = Number For I = 2 To N * N If Number Mod N <> 0 Then Row = Row - 1 Column = Column + 1 Else Row = Row + 1 End If If Row < 0 Then Row = N - 1 If Column > N - 1 Then Column = 0 Number = Number + 1 Magic(Row, Column) = Number Next I 'Loops to put the values into grid For Row = 0 To N - 1 For Column = 0 To N - 1 Grid.Row = Row Grid.Col = Column Grid.Text = Format(Magic(Row, Column), "#####") Next Column Next Row End Sub ```

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