Solve and learn to solve level 1 easy Sudoku for beginners game 7
Solve level 1 Sudoku for beginners game 7 all by yourself and then go through the quick solution steps to learn how to solve easily. Practice on bonus game.
First solve the following level 1 Sudoku game that we'll soon solve in quick and simple steps.
In this seventh Sudoku beginner session, we will directly take up step by step solution of the Sudoku game that was the exercise in the last session.
Solution to the level 1 Sudoku for beginners game 7 Stage 1: Let's find the first few valid cells
So we are going to solve the following level 1 Sudoku game 7.
Starting scan conventionally on digit 1: R3C4 1 by scan in R1 -- R5C5 1 by scan in C4, C6 -- R4C8 1 by scan in R5, R6 -- R7C7 1 by scan in C8, C9 -- R9C3 1 by scan in R7, R8, C3 -- lastly R2C1 1 by scan in R1, R3, C2.
After no success with digits 2 and 3, success with 4: R9C4 4 by scan in R7, C5 -- R1C8 4 by scan in R2, C7, C9 -- lastly R3C1 4 by scan in R1, R2, C2, C3.
An intuitive valid cell hit in R6C2 9 by scan in R4, R5 -- followed by R5C2 8 by scan in R4. R9C5 7 in most favorable zone bottom middle major square with two missing digits [7,9] -- by scan for 7 in C6 -- R7C6 2 by exception in bottom middle major square.
Similarly in most favorable zone C4 with two missing digits [2,6] R4C4 2 by scan in R5 -- R5C4 6 by exception in C4.
Following the same technique, next hit is in most favorable zone of central middle major square with two missing digits [5,8] -- R6C6 8 by scam in R5 -- R5C6 5 -- R5C8 7 by exception in R5.
Following is the game status after taking the first stage actions.
Solution to the level 1 Sudoku for beginners game 7 Second stage
In most favorable zone top middle major square with two missing digits [3,9], R1C6 9 by scan C5 -- R1C5 3 by exception in top middle major square.
A simple opportunistic hit in the neighborhood, R1C7 6 by scan R2, R3 -- R1C1 5 by exception in R1.
Two missing digits in next very favorable zone C7 is [3,5] -- by scan for 3 in R6 on the empty cells of the column C7 R3C7 3 -- R6C7 5 by exception in C7.
An opportunistic scan for 8 in R8, R9, C8 results in R7C9 8.
Simple valid digit hit R2C2 3 by scan in R3.
Working in the neighborhood, in top left major square with two missing digits [7,9], R3C3 9 by scan in C2 -- R3C2 7 by exception in top left major square. R3C9 5 by exception in R3.
Game status at this stage is shown below.
Solution to the level 1 Sudoku for beginners game 7 Third and final stage
First hit by scan for 5 in R7, C9: R8C8 5 -- R9C3 5 by scan R7, R8 -- R9C9 6 by exception in R9 -- R6C8 6 by scan in C9 -- R6C9 2 by exception in right middle major square -- R7C8 3 by scan in C9 -- R8C9 7 by exception in bottom right major square -- R2C9 9 by exception in C9 -- R2C8 2 by exception in top right major square.
R8C1 3 by scan in R7, C2 -- R8C2 6 by exception in R8 -- R4C2 5 by exception in C2. R4C3 3 by scan in C1 -- R4C1 6 by exception in C4 -- R7C1 9 by exception in C1 -- R7C3 7 by exception in the whole game.
Final solution shown below.
We'll now leave you a new game to solve as exercise. You may look up its solution in the next 8th session (link below) beginner Sudoku game play.
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