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Checkerboard Problem

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Problem Statement: If there is a 8 by 8 checkerboard, how many different squares are in the checkerboard using different sizes?

Process: The process is very complicated at first but after a little bit it makes sense. The first thing I did was multiply the area of the table. I did 8*8 because the checkerboard was an 8 by 8. After that you would do the same thing in a descending pattern. After you do 8*8 you would do 7*7, 6*6, 5*5 and so on. The last thing I did was add them all up to get the total number of squares. Just do 64+49+36+25+16+9+4+1 and you should get 204. Solution: The answer is 204. There are no other answers than 204.

8*8
1
7*7
4
6*6
9
5*5
16
4*4
25
3*3
36
2*2
49
1*1
64

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