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**Thought for the day: **

**Concepts**:

**Examples of noticing and wondering**

*I notice** *three rows and three columns.*I notice* that all of the shapes are circles except for one square.*I notice *that the "+" and "–" symbols go back and forth.*I notice *that the numbers get smaller (if you read them like a book).*I notice *that I can replace the question marks by operations.*I notice *that the number in the square is a sum (vertically) and a difference (horizontally).*I notice *that this pattern seems to work with other numbers, too.*I notice *that when all of the shaded numbers are even, the magic number is also even.

*I wonder why* the pattern always work.*I wonder *what happens when all four shaded numbers are the same.*I wonder *what happens when I make small changes to the shaded numbers.*I wonder *what happens when all four shaded numbers are odd.*I wonder *if I can make the magic number equal 0.*I wonder *if there is a fast way to calculate the magic number without doing the whole puzzle.*I wonder *if I can make a puzzle like this using multiplying and dividing.

**Creating something new**

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**Notes**

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