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100 squares (Posted on 2006-04-30) Difficulty: 2 of 5
What is the fewest straight lines with which you can make exactly 100 squares?

For example with four vertical and five horizontal lines, evenly spaced, 20 squares are formed: twelve 1x1, six 2x2 and two 3x3.

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See The Solution Submitted by Jer    
Rating: 4.0000 (3 votes)

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re: 100 | Comment 3 of 6 |
(In reply to 100 by Dej Mar)

Dej Mar,

Simple, concise, elegant.

I am now going to go back to my life, and make it more complicated. :)


  Posted by Leming on 2006-04-30 17:35:53
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