How To Solve Sudoku Puzzles

Sudoku is generally played on a grid of 9 x 9 spaces. There are other variants of Sudoku with smaller and larger grids.

Each puzzle contains rows, columns, and squares.

Rows

Each row (shown in red) must contain numbers 1 to 9 with no repeats. There are nine rows in the grid.

Columns

Each column (shown in red) must contain numbers 1 to 9 with no repeats. There are nine columns in the grid.

Squares

Each square (shown in red) must contain numbers 1 to 9 with no repeats. There are nine squares in the grid.

A Sudoku puzzle will provide some of the numbers for you already.

To complete the puzzle, fill the empty spaces in each row, column, and 3x3 square with numbers from 1 to 9 with no repeats.

Puzzle


Solution


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