Can you use 24 matchsticks (line segments of unit lengths) to form 6 unit squares?

Can you use 19 matchsticks to form 6 unit squares?

Can you use 17 matchsticks to form 6 unit squares?

Can you use 12 matchsticks to form 6 unit squares? (Hint: Think out of the box)

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Really enjoyable. The arrangements are, draw individual squares, connected squares, a grid of 2x3, The last one was a nice twist (you really had to think out of the box (or rather think about the box :p). – Nishant Rai · 2 years, 10 months ago

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Oh I love these kind of puzzles. I once did a project for a science fair on them :)

I can get the first 3, let me think about the last one .... – Calvin Lin Staff · 2 years, 10 months ago

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