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Is it possible to rearrange the numbers, row and column headings so that this table is mathematically correct?
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This task, as the students will quickly find
out, is in fact impossible. Can you prove it is impossible?
How can you arrange the row and column headings to get the most numbers on the grid?
Teacher, do your students have
access to computers?
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