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Sudoku Solver
Author

Jon McLoone
Organization: Wolfram Research Europe
Department: Sales & Marketing Manager
URL: http://members.wolfram.com/jonm
Revision date

2005-06-22
Description

Sudoku is a popular number puzzle. A 9 by 9 grid is presented, containing some pre- defined numbers. The task is to fill in the grid so that every row, every column, and every 3x3 box contains the digits 1 through 9.

This notebook presents a Sudoku solver.

The short Mathematica program recursively applies rules for deducing the missing values until the puzzle is complete.
Subjects

*Mathematica Technology > Programming > Equation Solving
*Mathematics > Discrete Mathematics
*Mathematics > Recreational Mathematics
Keywords

Sudoku, Soduku, Soduko
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*SuDoKu Analysis in Mathematica   [in MathSource: Packages and Programs]
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SudokuSolver.nb (74.2 KB) - Mathematica Notebook