Can you draw three squares on a piece of paper, such that they form nine distinct squares?

Good luck!

  • $\begingroup$ the accepted answer has 6 non-distinct squares so technically there is no answer $\endgroup$ Jul 31, 2020 at 20:20
  • $\begingroup$ @TruVortex_07 Can you explain what you mean by "6 non-distinct squares"? $\endgroup$ Jul 31, 2020 at 20:32
  • $\begingroup$ distinct means different. However the answer has congruent squares $\endgroup$ Jul 31, 2020 at 22:46

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Is this the answer you are looking for?

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Just draw the yellow, the blue then the red one like this:
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  • $\begingroup$ Yes that is correct! Well done. Stay tuned for more questions in this theme. $\endgroup$ Jul 30, 2020 at 13:50

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