#### Count the number of squares - Math riddle

**16.Math Riddles**

Count the number of squares in the given figure?

- A.27
- B.23
- C.24
- D.31

**A.27**

Explanation :27 The simplest squares are EFRQ, MQYX, QRZY, RNSZ, LXWK, XY, A1W, Y Z B1A1, ZSTB1, SGHT, W A1V P, A1B1UV, B1TOU and VUIJ i.e. 13 in number The squares having two components each are AEYL, FBGZ, KA1JD and B1HCI i.e. 4 in number. The squares having four components each are MRB1W, QNTA1, XZUP and YSOV i.e. 4 in number. The squares having seven components each are AF1k, EBHA1, LZID and YGCJ i.e. 4 in number. There is only one square i.e. MNOP composed of nine components. There is only one square i.e. ABCD composed of seventeen components. There are 13+4+4+4+1+1 = 27 squares in the figure.