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    Confusing Question

    I am suppose to figure out why and how this Magic Circle works.
    I have 4 large circles with 6 smaller circles marking each intersection point. Different numbers in the small circles add up to 39.

    I labeled my circles by colors such as:
    Red circle: 3+5+6+7+8+10 = 39
    Blue circle: 1+2+3+10+11+12 = 39
    Orange circle: 1+4+5+8+9+12 = 39
    Green circle: 2+4+6+7+9+11 = 39

    How to I explain why and how this is true?

    t-lee
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    Quote Originally Posted by t-lee View Post
    I am suppose to figure out why and how this Magic Circle works.
    I have 4 large circles with 6 smaller circles marking each intersection point. Different numbers in the small circles add up to 39.

    I labeled my circles by colors such as:
    Red circle: 3+5+6+7+8+10 = 39
    Blue circle: 1+2+3+10+11+12 = 39
    Orange circle: 1+4+5+8+9+12 = 39
    Green circle: 2+4+6+7+9+11 = 39

    How to I explain why and how this is true?

    t-lee
    I think a diagram is a must for this one.

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