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Eight Sudoku Myths

Clearing up some of the misunderstanding that surrounds sudoku

Introduction

Sudoku is very popular. Millions of people around the world enjoy solving sudoku puzzles. They are fun, challenging and maybe even addictive. Puzzles can be solved in a short time so people can do them when they have extra time. Within minutes beginners can start solving puzzles with little knowledge of the game. They can solve easy puzzles, then move on to harder ones as their skills improve.

There is also confusion around sudoku. Some don’t know what sudoku is or how to play it. Some believe it is really hard. Others think it requires a lot of math skills. But these myths are simply not true. Below are eight sudoku myths and explanations for why they are not true.

Myth 1: The rules are hard to understand

Rule: Arrange numbers so that all rows, columns and boxes have only one of each number from 1 to 9.

That is the only sudoku rule. That's it. And as you can see the rule is very easy to understand. Beginners can start solving sudoku puzzles in less than a minute, after reading and understanding this one rule.

Myth 2 Only smart people understand it > >

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