Sudoku Solver Program

Sudoku Puzzle Solver Algorithm-Driven Program and Computer There are several good puzzle solvers online and available, but most of them implement only a few solution-seeking algorithms and then fall back on a ‘brute force’ method. I wanted to see if I could create a solver program that approached puzzles the way a human being would, …

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Math

by Rick Yakubisin(Greensburg, PA) Any row, column or grid. Pick a candidate and count how many the chosen candidate is in the row, column or grid. Count the cells that are filled in for the row, column, or grid.  Add the two counts together.  Subtract from nine. If the number of integers in the remaining …

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Sudoku Puzzle Triplets — Identifying and Understanding

by Ed GLysson(Morgan Hill, CA) Sudoku Puzzle; Identifying and Understanding Triplets: The “Sudoku Puzzle — Triplets” example attached can be used as a visual aid to promote the the identification and understanding of a Sudoku Puzzle pattern that I call a “Triplet”. The black entries represent the original puzzle and the blue entries represent the …

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