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Squares in Rectangle
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Given a rectangle of size L x B. Find the minimum number of squares required to fill the rectangle such that no two square overlaps.

Example 1:

Input: L = 4, B = 5
Output: 5
Explaination: One 4*4 square and four 1*1 
squares are required.

Example 2:

Input: L = 2, B = 4
Output: 2
Explaintion: Two 2*2 squares are enough to 
fill the rectangle.

Your Task:
You do not need to read input or print anything. Your task is to complete the  function minSquares() which takes L and B as input parameters and returns minimum number of squares required to fill the rectangle. Return the answer modulo 109 + 7.

Expected Time Complexity: O(log(max(L, B)))
Expected Auxiliary Space: O(1)

Constraints:
1 ≤ L, B ≤ 1010   

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