# What Do You Know About The Mathematics Of Sudoku?

10 Questions | Total Attempts: 416  Settings  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.

• 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

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