The solution for the
ODD - SERIES (n=3,5,7,9,...)

Demonstration for the Magic Square 5 x 5.
(n=5, sum=65)

  1. Put the first number in the middle column of the top row.

  2. Put the next number in the box moved one column to the right and one row up.

    If the number exceeds a column or a row, place it in the opposite side of that column or row.

  3. Repeat step 2 'n' times just before you reach the original starting position.

  4. Place the next number in the same column one row below the last number and continue with step 2.

    1st figure of 5x5 2nd figure of 5x5 Final figure of 5x5

    Basically, you're placing the numbers in consecutive order diagonally up and to the right until all spaces are filled.

Magic Square World

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