n = (0 or 1 or 2) x 3In other words^{0}+ (0 or 1 or 2) x 3^{1}+ (0 or 1 or 2) x 3^{2}

n = (0 or 1 or 2) + (0 or 3 or 6) + (0 or 9 or 18)Thus all number that have a "1" in their makeup will be found in the first square, all number that have a "2" in the second square, a "3" in the third square, a "6" in the fourth square, a "9" in the fifth, and an "18" in the sixth.

The number n can therefore be found by adding the numbers at the top left-hand corner of the squares where n appears.

Source: Berrondom, Marie

Categories: Number sense, Magic

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