11/08/2009

Sudoku Jackpot!

One of the things I look forward to when I read newspapers is the sudoku section. I enjoy this game very much; it's just a matter of placing numbers in the appropriate boxes to make it right :D

There are several sites where one can head to for free sudoku puzzles:


This game is easy: each box, row & column must contain the numbers 1 to 9. 

Example: Given the following puzzle...


Legend:
Blue line = possible location of number
Red line = eliminated locations

It's a series of elimination:
1. 

2. 

3.

4.



It's also a series of deduction:


The process is repeated & checked until the solution is as follows:


Try out the puzzle the next time you pick up a newspaper, it's fun & quite challenging! :)

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