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How many squares are there in this image?

I have counted 40, but I dont know what the correct answer is.

If this shape is 4 units by 4 units, then there are
  8 squares that are 1/2 x 1/2,
 18 squares that are 1 x 1,
  9 squares that are 2 x 2,
  4 squares that are 3 x 3, and
  1 square that is 4x4.

So, we take 8 + 18 + 9 + 4 + 1 = 40, so that sounds correct to me.


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