Given four sticks of length **‘a’** and four more sticks of length **‘b’**. The length of **‘b’** is exactly half of the length of **‘a’**. The task is to make three equal squares using the given 8 sticks.

__Solution__:

Below are the steps to make three equal squares from the given sticks:

- Place the first stick of length
**b**horizontally.

- Now place the second stick of length
**b**vertically such that it cuts the previously placed stick into two equal halves.

- Place the third stick of length
**b**horizontally connecting the bottom point of the vertically placed stick in last steps.

- Now, place the forth stick of length
**b**vertically such that it cuts the last placed stick into two halves and a square of size**b/2**is formed.

- Now, only 4 sticks of length
**a**are left and 2 more squares are left to be formed. Use the remaining 4 sticks at the corners of the remaining sides of squares of side**b/2**.

Below is the video of the above illustration:

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