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Math project

Postby nayyahsarip » Sat Aug 14, 2010 10:48 pm

Please, give me some interesting topics for high school students.
please.
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Project Question: How to solve magic square involving subtraction?
Project Due Date: June 19, 2010
Project Status: I am just starting

Re: Math project

Postby barretttomlinson » Sun Aug 15, 2010 3:00 am

Hi nayyahsarip,

To locate lots of great project ideas please visit the Science Buddies Project Idea Guide:

http://www.sciencebuddies.org/science-f ... deas.shtml

You can answer questions about your interests and have it suggest project ideas or you can, by scrolling down farther, browse all the Science Buddy Project Idea write-ups.

There are some great project ideas there.

Best regards,

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Re: Math project

Postby nayyahsarip » Sun Aug 15, 2010 4:00 am

but are those math project have finished yet or not been solved?
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Project Question: How to solve magic square involving subtraction?
Project Due Date: June 19, 2010
Project Status: I am just starting

Re: Math project

Postby barretttomlinson » Sun Aug 15, 2010 5:52 am

Hi,

I need help understanding what you are asking.Have you looked at this website referenced in the Magic Squares project idea writeup?

http://mathforum.org/alejandre/magic.square.html

I am not very knowledgeable about magic squares, but the statements I have seen about them indicate they have been studied for a very long time so there are probably few questions about them that have not been resolved by someone, somewhere, sometime. For example you might be interested in this link:

http://www.naturalnumbers.org/themagicsquare.html

I recommend you do some research using a web search engine such as google.com to locate some of what is known. You could start by doing a search on “magic squares“. It is rather difficult to locate never before solved math problems as a high school student, yet studying a known area of math can be an excellent science project if it is interesting to you, particularly if it is an area of math that is not generally well known to the average person.

I hope this helps answer your question.

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Re: Math project

Postby nayyahsarip » Fri Aug 20, 2010 3:49 pm

thank you for giving me idea. But is Magic Square of Subtracting already done by a researcher?
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Posts: 8
Joined: Fri Jun 18, 2010 6:16 am
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Project Question: How to solve magic square involving subtraction?
Project Due Date: June 19, 2010
Project Status: I am just starting


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