After some research on Fai Young's original works, the original related magic circle is as follows:
which is equivalent to
It says the sum of the numbers along the straight (vertical or horizontal) or tited lines or the circumference equals 147, which means the number 9 at the centre is included in the calculation (138 + 9 = 147). I think Fai Young's intention is to involve all the consecutive numbers from 1 to 33 in constructing the magic circle.
written on October 1, 2002
[Recurring Pattern] [Relation with the Magic Square] [Create a Magic Square by Excel] [Magic Circle = Magic Polyhedron ?]
[6-dimensional Magic Cube] [Create Magic Circle] [Something Other Than Mathematics (in Big5)] [Home]