What Do You Know About The Mathematics Of Sudoku?

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What Do You Know About The Mathematics Of Sudoku?

First published in 1979 by Dell Magazines, Sudoku is a mathematical game based on logic, number placement, and combinatorics. Meanwhile, there are many variations of the modern Sudoku game. Solving them requires a good understanding of mathematics, and that is what the mathematics and analysis of Sudoku is all about.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Who invented Sudoku? 
    • A. 

      Harry Peace

    • B. 

      Harry Redknapp

    • C. 

      Owen Gibbs

    • D. 

      Howard Garns

  • 2. 
    Which year was Sudoku invented? 
    • A. 

      1979

    • B. 

      1980

    • C. 

      1981

    • D. 

      1982

  • 3. 
    What does Sudoku denote?
    • A. 

      Single numbers

    • B. 

      Multiple numbers

    • C. 

      Fractional numbers

    • D. 

      Negative numbers

  • 4. 
    What is the dimension of the square grid of Sudoku? 
    • A. 

      9 * 9

    • B. 

      6 * 6

    • C. 

      3 * 3

    • D. 

      1 * 1

  • 5. 
    How many cells are available in the Sudoku game? 
    • A. 

      80

    • B. 

      81

    • C. 

      82

    • D. 

      83

  • 6. 
    For classical Sudoku, what is "n" equal to?
    • A. 

      2

    • B. 

      3

    • C. 

      4

    • D. 

      5

  • 7. 
    What is used in counting valid Sudoku grids?
    • A. 

      Combinatorics

    • B. 

      Binomial expansion

    • C. 

      Probability

    • D. 

      Combined factors

  • 8. 
    What is the representation of rank "n?" 
    • A. 

      2n

    • B. 

      N^2 × n^2

    • C. 

      2(n) × 2(n)

    • D. 

      N × n

  • 9. 
    For rank "n," what are the numbers used to fill the grid?
    • A. 

      1, 2, 3, ..., 2n

    • B. 

      1, 2, 3, ..., n-2

    • C. 

      1, 2, 3, ..., n^2

    • D. 

      1, 2, 3, ..., n

  • 10. 
    What do we call the constraint on the rows, columns, and blocks?
    • A. 

      One goal

    • B. 

      One target

    • C. 

      One task

    • D. 

      One rule