Bao Qi-Shou 保其壽 and His Polyhedral Hun Yuan Tu 渾圓圖
The construction of combinatorial mathematics commonly known as a ‘magic square’ is an arrangement of numbers 1, 2, 3, ... , n2 into a square array such that the sum of the numbers along any row, column, or main diagonal is a fixed constant.
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