### Question

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Partition the given rectangle into **2** equal rows and **2** equal columns of same-sized squares, and then fill in the given blank.

**Number of small squares obtained = **

**The correct answer is 4.**

Solution:

Given the rectangle below:

First, we divide the rectangle into **2** equal rows.

Then, we divide this into **2** equal columns.

Dividing the rectangle into **2 equal rows** and **2 equal columns**, results in **small squares** of the **same size**.

Next, we count these squares.

So, the **number** of **small squares** made is **4**.