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Weekly Problem 46 - 2009

Stage: 2 and 3 Short Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

How many different squares can be drawn in total by joining the dots with line segments in the part of the square lattice shown below?



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This problem is taken from the UKMT Mathematical Challenges.

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