## I still need help for next step

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### I still need help for next step

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`238   9    237   | 6     1   48  | 48   5    374     368  367   | 378   2   5   | 9    1    3675     368  1     | 3789  37  489 | 248  246  2367-----------------+---------------+---------------269   1    269   | 4     5   3   | 7    269  82369  346  23469 | 1     8   7   | 5    269  2697     5    8     | 2     9   6   | 1    3    4-----------------+---------------+---------------1     468  469   | 789   67  2   | 3    479  5389   2    5     | 3789  4   89  | 6    79   1369   7    3469  | 5     36  1   | 24   8    29`

I would like to understand why, next step, is an 8 in r8c1 ?
danlm

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danlm wrote:I would like to understand why, next step, is an 8 in r8c1

There is a naked pair {48} in row 1. This eliminates candidate 8 in r1c1, leaving r8c1 as the only candidate in column 1.

Ruud.
Ruud

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Ruud wrote:There is a naked pair {48} in row 1. This eliminates candidate 8 in r1c1, leaving r8c1 as the only candidate in column 1.

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