# How to Solve Sudoku: A Step-by-step Guide

Sterling Publishing Company, Inc., 2005 - Games & Activities - 116 pages

Sudoku’s spreading faster than you can count to nine. But these seriously addictive, completely captivating puzzles can get fans a little gridlocked from time to time. They’ll be able to get back in the game with the help of mathematician and bestselling author Robin Wilson--himself a sudoku aficionado. He’s got the solution to unraveling these conundrums, with 52 tried and tested tips and tactics. How to Solve Sudoku takes you through them, one by one, with plenty of examples and practice grids so that you can hone your skills before you move on to the next fiendish brainteaser.

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#### Sudoku Book

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### Contents

 What is sudoku? 2 What makes a good puzzle? 4 Why sudoku? 6 Sudoku hits the world 8 The basics 11 Getting started 12 The basic language 14 1 17
 3 57 The completed grid 58 Zooming in on the action 59 1 60 2 62 3 64 4 66 The completed grid 68

 2 19 3 21 Scanning the columns 22 The completed grid 24 Looking back 25 1 26 2 29 Threeinaline 30 1 33 2 35 3 37 A 38 The completed grid 40 Time to take a breather 41 Practice puzzles AD 42 Solutions to puzzles AD 46 Further tips 49 Some general principles 50 1 53 2 55
 Time to recover 69 Practice puzzles EH 70 Solutions to puzzles EH 74 Solving even harder puzzles 76 Twins and triplets 78 1 80 2 82 3 84 4 86 The completed grid 88 Recovering 89 Practice puzzles IL 90 Solutions to puzzles IL 94 What if I get stuck? 96 Last words 99 Latin squares 100 Computers and sudoku 102 Variations on sudoku 104 Find out more 108 Copyright