This is supposed to be easy

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Re: this is the answer

Postby QBasicMac » Fri Dec 30, 2005 5:36 am

stoga wrote:942-786-315
638-125-794
571-439-862
435-672-189
729-841-536
816-953-327 <--?
254-168-973
193-527-648
687-394-251


If you posted to ask if there are errors, then yes: two 3's in row 5 and probably more.

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apology - not simplest way

Postby Pat » Tue Jan 03, 2006 12:42 pm

Pat wrote:the 2 for box 7 must be in c1

true, but evidently not the simplest way to solve this puzzle - sorry!

thanks to all who took the trouble to show the simplest way

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Re: This is supposed to be easy

Postby contcauba » Tue Jan 03, 2006 9:29 pm

5krunner wrote:I'm an intermediate a Sudoku but his is supposedly an easy puzzle ... however, I'm stumped. Any one have a suggestion on the nexts step? Thank you!!

x 4 x ! 7 x 6 ! 3 x x
3 x x ! x 1 x ! 8 x xyou have two 8's in the same column (7,2 and 7,3)
5 x 1 ! 4 3 x ! 8 x x
------+-------+------
4 x x ! x 7 x ! x 8 9
7 2 9 ! 8 4 1 ! x 3 x
8 x x ! x 5 x ! x x 7
------+------+-------
x x 4 ! 1 x x ! 9 x 3
1 x x ! x 2 x ! x x x
x x 7 ! 3 x 4 ! x 5 x
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Postby QBasicMac » Tue Jan 03, 2006 10:33 pm

Hi, countcauba,

Interesting, but already noted several days ago:
Carcul wrote:Hi 5krunner.
In your puzzle there are two "8" in column seven. You have to correct the grid.
Regards, Carcul


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Re: this is the answer

Postby SANTASSON » Tue Jan 03, 2006 11:41 pm

Anonymous wrote:942-786-315
368-215-794
571-439-862
435-672-189
729-841-536
816-953-427
254-168-973
193-527-648
687-394-251
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