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Postby Adarra » Mon May 01, 2006 5:28 am

Hey everyone, I was hoping someone could help me solve this problem. It's for one of my classes and Ive tried forever and just cant seem to figure it out. If someone could help me thatd be great.
Thanks,


- 1 - - - - 9 - - Fill in the grid so that every row and
3 - 8 - - - - 2 - every column and every 3 x 3 box
- - - 5 - 7 - 3 - contains the digits 1 - 9

- 9 7 - 3 - 8 - -
6 - - 2 - 1 - - 7
- - 1 - 7 - 2 4 -

- 6 - 1 - 2 - - -
- 5 - - - - 6 - 4
- - 9 - - - - 1 -
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Postby fermat » Mon May 01, 2006 5:47 am

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. 1 . | . . . | 9 . .
3 . 8 | . . . | . 2 .
. . . | 5 . 7 | . 3 .
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. 9 7 | . 3 . | 8 . .
6 . . | 2 . 1 | . . 7
. . 1 | . 7 . | 2 4 .
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. 6 . | 1 . 2 | . . .
. 5 . | . . . | 6 . 4
. . 9 | . . . | . 1 .
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Postby MCC » Mon May 01, 2006 8:26 am

To get you started Adarra, first of all, the 3x3 boxes are numbered in this order:
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123
456
789

Look to where you can place the number 1 in box 7.

Then you will be able to place all the missing 2's, start with box 9.


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