4 x 4 Sudoku made for children

Toh, Susanna Siew Tie (2007) 4 x 4 Sudoku made for children. Universiti Malaysia Sabah. (Unpublished)


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This study is conducted on 4 x 4 Sudoku puzzle designed special for children. A 4 x 4 Sudoku puzzle is contain with 4 x 4 grids that divided into four 2 x 2 regions. The goal is of this game is to complete the puzzle by filling it with the colour {Red, Green, Blue, Yellow} in every cell in each row, column, and region exactly once. Games-in Education help brain development in the younger age. The concentration of colour is highlighted to attract children to play the game. All of the 4 x 4 Sudoku puzzle's theory discussed in this paper is obtained from the 9 x 9 Sudoku. There are two methods for solving, namely hand-solved method and computer-solved method. There are different techniques used for the hand-solved puzzle such as "Unique Missing Candidate", "Locked Candidate", "Hidden Single" and so on. While computer-solved puzzles are solved by using a C based computer program. A total of 288 possible solutions can be obtained from the 4 x 4 Sudoku puzzle.

Item Type: Academic Exercise
Uncontrolled Keywords: sudoku puzzle, hand-solved method, computer-solved method
Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics
Divisions: SCHOOL > School of Science and Technology
Date Deposited: 25 Jun 2013 12:21
Last Modified: 23 Oct 2017 12:50
URI: http://eprints.ums.edu.my/id/eprint/6403

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