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Common Answers

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Puzzle - Answer

How many squares, of any size, can you find on this chess board that do not contain a Rook?

Chess board

 [Ref: ZDPX] © Kevin Stone

Answer: 125.

There are 61 squares of size 1x1.
There are 39 squares of size 2x2.
There are 20 squares of size 3x3.
There are 5 squares of size 4x4.

A total of 61 + 39 + 20 + 5.

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