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# Magic E coursework

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Introduction

Magic E

Aim

1. To find the E total on a 10x8 grid.
2. To find a formula to find the sum of the numbers in an E-shape on any width grid
3. To discover other ways to alter my investigation.

1. E total= 196   E1=196

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33 34 35                   The red is the E number

Etotal= 240

(11E)+185= E total

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(11x25)+185= 460  E total= 460

The E number is the top left hand number in the E.

E+1 E+2 E+3

E+8

E+16 E+17 E+18

E+24

E+32 E+33 E+34

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 n n+1 n+2 n+9 9x10 grid sample n+18 n+19 n+20 n+27 n+36 n+37 n+38 n n+1 n+2 n+8 10x10 grid sample n+16 n+17 n+18 n+24 n+32 n+33 n+34

This also works with all other grids. The number added on in the cell underneath the nth

Conclusion

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1+2+3+11+21+22+23+31+41+42+43=240

(11x1)+(22x10)+9=240

This shows the formula and proves that it works.

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