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This Sudoku Puzzle has 59 steps and it is solved using Hidden Single, Locked Candidates Type 1 (Pointing), Naked Triple, Naked Single, Full House techniques.

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Solution Steps:

  1. Row 5 / Column 9 → 9 (Hidden Single)
  2. Row 6 / Column 5 → 2 (Hidden Single)
  3. Row 3 / Column 7 → 9 (Hidden Single)
  4. Row 6 / Column 7 → 8 (Hidden Single)
  5. Row 8 / Column 8 → 9 (Hidden Single)
  6. Row 6 / Column 3 → 4 (Hidden Single)
  7. Row 4 / Column 5 → 4 (Hidden Single)
  8. Locked Candidates Type 1 (Pointing): 8 in b1 => r3c6<>8
  9. Locked Candidates Type 1 (Pointing): 1 in b5 => r5c2<>1
  10. Locked Candidates Type 1 (Pointing): 8 in b5 => r5c1<>8
  11. Locked Candidates Type 1 (Pointing): 2 in b9 => r7c1246<>2
  12. Locked Candidates Type 1 (Pointing): 2 in b7 => r9c46<>2
  13. Naked Triple: 1,3,5 in r7c2,r89c3 => r7c1<>3, r79c1,r9c2<>5, r9c2<>1
  14. Row 7 / Column 1 → 7 (Naked Single)
  15. Row 1 / Column 8 → 7 (Hidden Single)
  16. Row 8 / Column 9 → 7 (Hidden Single)
  17. Locked Candidates Type 1 (Pointing): 1 in b9 => r7c246<>1
  18. Row 4 / Column 2 → 1 (Hidden Single)
  19. Row 4 / Column 3 → 8 (Naked Single)
  20. Row 4 / Column 1 → 9 (Full House)
  21. Row 9 / Column 1 → 2 (Naked Single)
  22. Row 9 / Column 2 → 9 (Naked Single)
  23. Row 3 / Column 1 → 8 (Hidden Single)
  24. Locked Candidates Type 1 (Pointing): 5 in b9 => r7c26<>5
  25. Row 7 / Column 2 → 3 (Naked Single)
  26. Row 5 / Column 2 → 5 (Naked Single)
  27. Row 5 / Column 1 → 3 (Full House)
  28. Row 2 / Column 1 → 5 (Full House)
  29. Row 3 / Column 3 → 3 (Naked Single)
  30. Row 6 / Column 8 → 3 (Hidden Single)
  31. Row 6 / Column 9 → 1 (Full House)
  32. Row 7 / Column 9 → 5 (Naked Single)
  33. Row 3 / Column 9 → 4 (Naked Single)
  34. Row 1 / Column 9 → 3 (Full House)
  35. Row 3 / Column 2 → 2 (Naked Single)
  36. Row 2 / Column 2 → 4 (Full House)
  37. Row 3 / Column 8 → 1 (Naked Single)
  38. Row 3 / Column 6 → 5 (Full House)
  39. Row 7 / Column 8 → 2 (Full House)
  40. Row 7 / Column 7 → 1 (Full House)
  41. Row 2 / Column 7 → 2 (Naked Single)
  42. Row 1 / Column 7 → 5 (Full House)
  43. Row 1 / Column 5 → 8 (Naked Single)
  44. Row 5 / Column 5 → 1 (Naked Single)
  45. Row 2 / Column 5 → 3 (Naked Single)
  46. Row 2 / Column 6 → 1 (Full House)
  47. Row 8 / Column 5 → 5 (Full House)
  48. Row 9 / Column 6 → 7 (Naked Single)
  49. Row 8 / Column 3 → 1 (Naked Single)
  50. Row 9 / Column 3 → 5 (Full House)
  51. Row 9 / Column 4 → 1 (Full House)
  52. Row 5 / Column 6 → 8 (Naked Single)
  53. Row 5 / Column 4 → 7 (Full House)
  54. Row 8 / Column 4 → 2 (Naked Single)
  55. Row 8 / Column 6 → 3 (Full House)
  56. Row 7 / Column 6 → 4 (Naked Single)
  57. Row 1 / Column 6 → 2 (Full House)
  58. Row 1 / Column 4 → 4 (Full House)
  59. Row 7 / Column 4 → 8 (Full House)
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