## Can this be solved?

Post the puzzle or solving technique that's causing you trouble and someone will help

### Can this be solved?

Solve this.

1 0 0 | 0 0 0 | 0 0 0
0 2 0 | 0 0 0 | 0 0 0
0 0 3 | 0 0 0 | 0 0 0
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0 0 0 | 4 0 0 | 0 0 0
0 0 0 | 0 5 0 | 0 0 0
0 0 0 | 0 0 6 | 0 0 0
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0 0 0 | 0 0 0 | 7 0 0
0 0 0 | 0 0 0 | 0 8 0
0 0 0 | 0 0 0 | 0 0 9
ohanian

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`   *-----------* |1..|...|...| |.2.|...|...| |..3|...|...| |---+---+---| |...|4..|...| |...|.5.|...| |...|..6|...| |---+---+---| |...|...|7..| |...|...|.8.| |...|...|..9| *-----------* *-----------* |145|732|698| |829|645|371| |673|198|425| |---+---+---| |362|481|957| |781|953|264| |594|276|813|  |---+---+---| |238|519|746| |957|364|182| |416|827|539| *-----------*`

It's not a valid sudoku because it has multiple solutions. I have shown one solution. I think it's been shown that a sudoku with less than 17 starting clues cannot be valid.
Sped

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Joined: 26 March 2006