# How many squares are there on a checkerboard?

At first glance, you would think there are only 64 squares on a checkerboard, but if you dig deeper, you will find more. There is also the square of the checkerboard itself, as well as 16 2x2 inch squares. There are a total of 204 squares on a checkerboard.
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