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Thursday Code Puzzler: Overlapping Rectangles

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It's Thursday, so time for another code puzzler. The idea is simple: solve the coding problem as efficiently as you can, in any language or framework that you find suitable.

Note: Even though there really is nothing stopping you from finding a solution to this on the internet, try to keep honest, and come up with your own answer.  It's all about the participation!

Overlapping Rectangles 

Given two rectangles, each with an x,y coordinate as well as a height and width, determine if they are overlapping. Extend you solution so that it can copy with n rectangles. 

Catch up on all our previous puzzlers here

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