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40 matchsticks are arranged to form a 4 by 4 grid of 16 smaller squares, 4 matchsticks to a small square.

What is the fewest number of matchsticks that need to be removed so that there are no squares (of any size) remaining?

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    there are a number of solutions. Do it.

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