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Toothpick Polygon

A regular polygon is created by placing N toothpicks of equal size end to end.

The polygon is then altered by moving exactly two of the toothpicks. The resulting figure is still a polygon, but it has 3
1
3
% less interior diagonals.

What is the value of N?



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