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Help me please!

Postby fissh » Wed Jun 08, 2005 9:22 am

Please help me with next hints (with explanation)


036|090|210
027|010|009
090|520|008

752|649|831
048|070|052
013|852|000

200|064|003
300|080|100
009|030|700


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Postby Animator » Wed Jun 08, 2005 10:33 am

Are you sure you copied your grid correctly?

This puzzles requires a guess... (which means it is not a Pappocom puzzle)... where did you get it?

The guess you need: try to fill in 5 in r8c6. It will lead to an empty cell... (or twice the number 5 on row 8)
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Postby fissh » Wed Jun 08, 2005 11:39 am

Thanks for reply!

I generate the puzzle with: http://act365.com/sudoku/

The solution is: (but I don't understand - no logic) record marked with ***

1. The value 5 in Box [3,1] must lie in Column 3.
The value 6 in Box [3,1] must lie in Column 2.
The value 8 in Box [3,1] must lie in Column 2.
The values 3, 6 and 7 occupy the cells (3,6), (3,7) and (3,8) in some order.
The value 4 in Box [1,1] must lie in Row 3.
The values 2 and 9 occupy the cells (8,4) and (8,8) in some order.
The cell (1,9) is one of 2 candidates for the value 4 in Row 1.
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********* 2. The value 6 is the only candidate for the cell (2,8). ******
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3. The value 7 is the only candidate for the cell (1,4).
4. The value 8 is the only candidate for the cell (1,6).
5. The value 3 is the only candidate for the cell (2,6).
6. The value 5 is the only candidate for the cell (2,7).
7. The value 9 is the only candidate for the cell (7,7).
8. The value 1 is the only candidate for the cell (7,4).
9. The value 6 is the only candidate for the cell (5,7).
10. The value 8 is the only candidate for the cell (7,8).
11. The value 2 is the only candidate for the cell (8,8).
12. The value 5 is the only candidate for the cell (9,6).
13. The value 4 is the only candidate for the cell (9,8).
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Postby simes » Wed Jun 08, 2005 12:06 pm

The cell (1,9) is one of 2 candidates for the value 4 in Row 1.

This line shows that the program took a "guess". It tried one of the two possibilities without any particular reason for choosing one over the other.
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Postby Pat » Sun Jun 27, 2010 2:26 pm

fissh wrote:
Code: Select all
 . 3 6 | . 9 . | 2 1 .
 . 2 7 | . 1 . | . . 9
 . 9 . | 5 2 . | . . 8
-------+-------+------
 7 5 2 | 6 4 9 | 8 3 1
 . 4 8 | . 7 . | . 5 2
 . 1 3 | 8 5 2 | . . .
-------+-------+------
 2 . . | . 6 4 | . . 3
 3 . . | . 8 . | 1 . .
 . . 9 | . 3 . | 7 . .



if r8c6 = 5
then r7c3 = 5, r7c4 = 1, and r9c6 has no possibility remaining
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Re: Help me please!

Postby DonM » Tue Jun 29, 2010 8:09 pm

Better late than never! :D
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