7
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5
6
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7
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4
7
1
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1
5
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7
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9
8
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7
5
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8
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7
3
1
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This Sudoku Puzzle has 49 steps and it is solved using Locked Candidates Type 1 (Pointing), Empty Rectangle, undefined, Naked Pair, Hidden Single, Naked Single, Skyscraper, Full House techniques.

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Solution Steps:

  1. Locked Candidates Type 1 (Pointing): 5 in b6 => r7c8<>5
  2. Empty Rectangle: 8 in b4 (r14c6) => r1c3<>8
  3. XY-Chain: 4 4- r2c1 -8- r2c7 -9- r9c7 -5- r9c1 -4 => r147c1<>4
  4. 2-String Kite: 4 in r2c1,r7c5 (connected by r7c3,r9c1) => r2c5<>4
  5. Locked Candidates Type 1 (Pointing): 4 in b2 => r1c23<>4
  6. 2-String Kite: 4 in r4c3,r9c6 (connected by r7c3,r9c1) => r4c6<>4
  7. Naked Pair: 8,9 in r4c6,r5c4 => r46c5,r6c4<>9, r6c4<>8
  8. Row 6 / Column 8 → 8 (Hidden Single)
  9. XY-Wing: 4/9/6 in r47c5,r7c8 => r4c8<>6
  10. XY-Chain: 9 9- r2c7 -8- r2c1 -4- r9c1 -5- r9c7 -9- r9c6 -4- r7c5 -9 => r2c5,r7c7<>9
  11. Row 2 / Column 5 → 1 (Naked Single)
  12. Skyscraper: 9 in r2c7,r6c9 (connected by r26c2) => r13c9<>9
  13. Row 6 / Column 9 → 9 (Hidden Single)
  14. Row 4 / Column 8 → 5 (Naked Single)
  15. Row 5 / Column 8 → 6 (Full House)
  16. Row 7 / Column 8 → 9 (Full House)
  17. Row 7 / Column 5 → 4 (Naked Single)
  18. Row 9 / Column 6 → 9 (Full House)
  19. Row 9 / Column 7 → 5 (Naked Single)
  20. Row 7 / Column 7 → 6 (Full House)
  21. Row 9 / Column 1 → 4 (Full House)
  22. Row 4 / Column 5 → 6 (Naked Single)
  23. Row 4 / Column 6 → 8 (Naked Single)
  24. Row 1 / Column 6 → 4 (Full House)
  25. Row 2 / Column 1 → 8 (Naked Single)
  26. Row 6 / Column 5 → 7 (Naked Single)
  27. Row 3 / Column 5 → 9 (Full House)
  28. Row 4 / Column 1 → 3 (Naked Single)
  29. Row 5 / Column 4 → 9 (Naked Single)
  30. Row 6 / Column 4 → 4 (Full House)
  31. Row 6 / Column 2 → 6 (Full House)
  32. Row 2 / Column 7 → 9 (Naked Single)
  33. Row 3 / Column 7 → 8 (Full House)
  34. Row 2 / Column 2 → 4 (Full House)
  35. Row 1 / Column 4 → 8 (Naked Single)
  36. Row 3 / Column 4 → 7 (Full House)
  37. Row 3 / Column 3 → 5 (Naked Single)
  38. Row 1 / Column 1 → 6 (Naked Single)
  39. Row 7 / Column 1 → 5 (Full House)
  40. Row 7 / Column 3 → 3 (Full House)
  41. Row 5 / Column 2 → 5 (Naked Single)
  42. Row 5 / Column 3 → 8 (Full House)
  43. Row 4 / Column 2 → 9 (Naked Single)
  44. Row 4 / Column 3 → 4 (Full House)
  45. Row 1 / Column 3 → 9 (Full House)
  46. Row 3 / Column 2 → 1 (Naked Single)
  47. Row 1 / Column 2 → 3 (Full House)
  48. Row 1 / Column 9 → 1 (Full House)
  49. Row 3 / Column 9 → 6 (Full House)
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