I am currently a student teacher in the UK and I have to write a 1000 word report on the following maths problem which I am completely stuck on! PLease HELP!! Choose and 3 by 3 section of the hundred square. Add the total of the four corners. How many different groups of four numbers can you find that add up to that number? eg,
Total of 4 corners add up to 48.
Adding 2, 13, 22, 11 also make 48 etc..
How many different groups of 4 numbers would add up to 48?
How would these results compare with thoses obtained from a 3 by 3 square in which the numbers are consective? eg,
PLEASE HELP AS I AM COMPLETELY STUCK? WHY DO ALL THESE DIFFERENT WAYS ADD UP TO THE SAME NUMBER??