Need help understanding why UR Type 3 does not work here

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Need help understanding why UR Type 3 does not work here

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I am using the Unique Rectangle Type 3 method found here: http://hodoku.sourceforge.net/en/tech_ur.php#u3

What I am seeing is that I have a UR Type 3 on 4/7 in Rows 4 & 5 in Columns 3 & 5. That should leave me trying to find a Naked Subset for 3, 5, 8, and 9 in column 4. I have found that using the cells in rows 2, 4, 5, and 9. So, shouldn't that mean that I can eliminate 3, 5, 8, and 9 from all cells in column 5 that are not in rows 2, 4, 5, or 9? I would think that would mean that I can eliminate the 3 and 5 from row 1 column 5, but that leads to errors. Any help would be greatly appreciated.
mrzappit

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Re: Need help understanding why UR Type 3 does not work here

mrzappit wrote:What I am seeing is that I have a UR Type 3 on 4/7 in Rows 4 & 5 in Columns 3 & 5. That should leave me trying to find a Naked Subset for 3, 5, 8, and 9 in column 4. I have found that using the cells in rows 2, 4, 5, and 9. So, shouldn't that mean that I can eliminate 3, 5, 8, and 9 from all cells in column 5 that are not in rows 2, 4, 5, or 9? I would think that would mean that I can eliminate the 3 and 5 from row 1 column 5, but that leads to errors. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

First there is a typo 4 -> 5.
In UR type 3 ,the two ur cells(r45c5) form 1 virtual cell, hence you have a ALS,not a Naked quad.
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