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Euler Squares - Questions and Resources

Elaine Young

Questions for Investigation

1.  Find a Latin square of order two. How many different ones are there?

2.  Prove to yourself that an Euler square of order two does not exist.

3.  Find a Latin square of order six.


Online Resources

Teddy Town is an interactive game of Latin squares for 6-7 year olds.

4x4 Euler square shapes can be printed and cut out to create a game.  See [7] for the the accompanying article and instructions.

Constructing orthogonal Latin squares is an applet by Alexander Bogomolny.


Elaine Young, "Euler Squares - Questions and Resources," Convergence (May 2011)