Solution for Hard Sudoku #2475981342618

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7
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This Sudoku Puzzle has 61 steps and it is solved using Hidden Single, Locked Triple, Naked Single, Locked Candidates Type 1 (Pointing), Naked Pair, undefined, Skyscraper, Full House techniques.

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Solution Steps:

  1. Row 2 / Column 8 → 5 (Hidden Single)
  2. Locked Triple: 5,8,9 in r7c456 => r7c3,r9c5<>8, r7c37,r8c46,r9c5<>9, r8c46<>5
  3. Row 9 / Column 5 → 4 (Naked Single)
  4. Row 3 / Column 5 → 5 (Naked Single)
  5. Locked Candidates Type 1 (Pointing): 3 in b2 => r3c7<>3
  6. Locked Candidates Type 1 (Pointing): 2 in b8 => r8c8<>2
  7. Locked Candidates Type 1 (Pointing): 3 in b8 => r8c23<>3
  8. Naked Pair: 8,9 in r17c5 => r46c5<>8, r6c5<>9
  9. X-Wing: 1 r37 c37 => r2c37,r458c3,r568c7<>1
  10. Skyscraper: 1 in r2c9,r5c8 (connected by r25c2) => r46c9<>1
  11. Row 2 / Column 9 → 1 (Hidden Single)
  12. Row 3 / Column 3 → 1 (Hidden Single)
  13. Row 7 / Column 3 → 6 (Naked Single)
  14. Row 7 / Column 7 → 1 (Naked Single)
  15. Row 2 / Column 7 → 7 (Hidden Single)
  16. Row 8 / Column 7 → 9 (Naked Single)
  17. Row 8 / Column 3 → 4 (Naked Single)
  18. Row 8 / Column 8 → 7 (Naked Single)
  19. Row 9 / Column 8 → 2 (Naked Single)
  20. Row 9 / Column 9 → 6 (Full House)
  21. Row 1 / Column 8 → 4 (Naked Single)
  22. Row 3 / Column 7 → 6 (Naked Single)
  23. Row 4 / Column 8 → 1 (Naked Single)
  24. Row 5 / Column 8 → 9 (Full House)
  25. Row 1 / Column 7 → 3 (Naked Single)
  26. Row 1 / Column 9 → 2 (Full House)
  27. Row 3 / Column 4 → 3 (Naked Single)
  28. Row 3 / Column 6 → 4 (Full House)
  29. Row 4 / Column 5 → 7 (Naked Single)
  30. Row 6 / Column 7 → 8 (Naked Single)
  31. Row 5 / Column 7 → 4 (Full House)
  32. Row 8 / Column 4 → 2 (Naked Single)
  33. Row 4 / Column 9 → 3 (Naked Single)
  34. Row 6 / Column 9 → 7 (Full House)
  35. Row 6 / Column 5 → 1 (Naked Single)
  36. Row 5 / Column 4 → 8 (Naked Single)
  37. Row 8 / Column 6 → 3 (Naked Single)
  38. Row 4 / Column 3 → 8 (Naked Single)
  39. Row 6 / Column 1 → 5 (Naked Single)
  40. Row 4 / Column 4 → 5 (Naked Single)
  41. Row 4 / Column 1 → 4 (Full House)
  42. Row 5 / Column 2 → 1 (Naked Single)
  43. Row 5 / Column 3 → 7 (Naked Single)
  44. Row 5 / Column 6 → 2 (Full House)
  45. Row 6 / Column 2 → 3 (Full House)
  46. Row 6 / Column 6 → 9 (Full House)
  47. Row 2 / Column 3 → 9 (Naked Single)
  48. Row 9 / Column 3 → 3 (Full House)
  49. Row 8 / Column 1 → 1 (Naked Single)
  50. Row 8 / Column 2 → 5 (Full House)
  51. Row 7 / Column 4 → 9 (Naked Single)
  52. Row 2 / Column 4 → 6 (Full House)
  53. Row 9 / Column 2 → 8 (Naked Single)
  54. Row 9 / Column 1 → 9 (Full House)
  55. Row 1 / Column 1 → 8 (Full House)
  56. Row 2 / Column 6 → 8 (Naked Single)
  57. Row 2 / Column 2 → 4 (Full House)
  58. Row 1 / Column 2 → 6 (Full House)
  59. Row 1 / Column 5 → 9 (Full House)
  60. Row 7 / Column 5 → 8 (Full House)
  61. Row 7 / Column 6 → 5 (Full House)
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