1993 AJHSME Problems/Problem 25

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Problem

A checkerboard consists of one-inch squares. A square card, $1.5$ inches on a side, is placed on the board so that it covers part or all of the area of each of $n$ squares. The maximum possible value of $n$ is

$\text{(A)}\ 4\text{ or }5 \qquad \text{(B)}\ 6\text{ or }7\qquad \text{(C)}\ 8\text{ or }9 \qquad \text{(D)}\ 10\text{ or }11 \qquad \text{(E)}\ 12\text{ or more}$

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