TriMathlon Warm-Up Wednesday: Magic Squares

Oct 12, 2016 | Naperville

It’s another TriMathlon Warm-Up Wednesday! This week, we’re exploring another TriMathlon challenge: Magic Squares! Magic Squares is all about mathematical creativity—create your own number sentence using the given selection of numbers in the Magic Square.

Using the numbers in the Magic Square above, make the following statement true: ____ + ____ = 18.

How many possible answers are there and what are the answers?

Email your answer to [email protected] for a chance to win!

If you missed it, try solving last week's word problem (and learn more about our Warm-Up Wednesday Giveaway)! Check out our TriMathlon FAQs to learn more about Mathnasium's Annual TriMathlon, and head over to to find the TriMathlon event nearest you and to register!