Tool to solve sudoku/wordoku grids (directly or step by step). Sudoku is a game whose purpose is to fill a 9x9 grid with digits (or letters, or symbols) in order to get only one per line, column and block. A bloc is a delimited portion of the grid, by defaut sub-grid 3x3.

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Tool to solve sudoku/wordoku grids (directly or step by step). Sudoku is a game whose purpose is to fill a 9x9 grid with digits (or letters, or symbols) in order to get only one per line, column and block. A bloc is a delimited portion of the grid, by defaut sub-grid 3x3.

Make a copy/paste or type directly in cells. Letters (Wordoku) and digits are accepted.

Example: Copy the Sudoku content in the first cell (top left) `97 1 5 5 9 2 18 4 8 7 26 92 3 6 2 9 19 457 `

to get :

9 | 7 | 1 | 5 | |||||

5 | 9 | 2 | 1 | |||||

8 | 4 | |||||||

8 | ||||||||

7 | ||||||||

2 | 6 | 9 | ||||||

2 | 3 | 6 | ||||||

2 | 9 | |||||||

1 | 9 | 4 | 5 | 7 |

Software solves the Sudoku just like an human and display each step of its progress to understand.

Sometimes the reasoning stops at a step where no logical deduction can deduce at 100% the value of a box (several possible values). The solver performs a random pick among these possible values and continues, if an inconsistency occurs (the sudoku turns to have no solution) then it goes back to the step of the random pick and choose another value. To maximize the chances, you have to choose a number which, if it is positioned in the cell, will allow the maximum of deduction in the continuation of the sudoku.

If the program indicates that there is only one possible value, it means that no other value is acceptable in the box.

dCode calculates all the solutions for the sudoku, not just the first one. To check a homemade sudoku, the solver can confirm that there is only one solution.

The first Sudoku versions are from 1979

A line can consist of \( 9! \) (Factorial of 9) different ways, but the whole sudoku has a number of possibilities much less than \( 9!^9 \), because some permutations can lead to identical grids. The total number of grids would be \( 9! \times 72^2 \times 27 \times 27 \times 704267971 = 6670903752021072936960 \) combinations.

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