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 Square:  A quadrilateral that has four right angles and four equal sides.
Each dark pink patch in the quilt is in the shape of a square.

Quilt

West Virginia Quilt by Elizabeth Smith. Photo by Geraldine N. Johnson, Blue Ridge Folklife Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress.

A checkerboard is made up of many red and black squares. On this checkerboard, there are 64 small red and black squares. The entire checkerboard also represents one square. How many more squares can you find on the checkerboard by drawing larger squares around the individual red and black squares?

Checkerboard