Have a look at the following figure:

You can easily check that 16 matches form 5 squares.

**Move 2 matches**^{**/*****}

Move 2 matches to create 4 squares

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**Move 3 matches**^{**/*****}

Move 3 matches to create 4 squares

You can check your solution here

**Move 4 matches**^{**/*****}

Move 4 matches to create 4 squares

You can check your solution here

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