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Sudoku for Dummies Volume 2

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Sudoku For Dummies, Volume 2 will offer 240 original and addictive puzzles including new circular and 16 x 16 puzzles to add new dimensions to game play and keep the most avid Sudoku fan entertained.  Of the 240 puzzles, 220 are the popular 9x9 puzzles, 10 are 16 x 16, and 10 are circular puzzles. Within each of these categories there are Easy, Tricky, Tough and Diabolical puzzle ratings; and each puzzle is clearly identified with the rating.

More than just a listing of puzzles, Sudoku For Dummies, Volume 2 features a chapter explaining how to solve puzzles and the strategies involved.  Additionally, readers receive all puzzle solutions in the back of the book. Finally, Sudoku For Dummies, Volume 2 includes a brief history of Sudoku (or Su Doku) for those interested.  Descriptions of the newer types of puzzles are listed below.

Circular Sudoku (10 included:  3 Easy, 3 Tricky, 2 Tough, and 2 Diabolical)

The rules are similar to the normal 9x9 Sudoku but with some important differences. The puzzle is circular for a start, with 8 concentric rings. Each ring must contain the numbers 1-8 and each segment running into the centre of the circle and through to the opposite side of the circle must contain the numbers 1 - 8 and or course there can be no duplicate numbers.

16 x 16 Sudoku (10 included: 3 Easy, 3 Tricky, 2 Tough, and 2 Diabolical)

The grid is larger at 16 x 16 and solvers must fit the letters A-F into the grid alongside the numbers 0-9. 16 x 16 Sudoku are more difficult, take more time and are more infuriating than the normal puzzles - but just as addictive!

Synopsis:

Stretch your mind with 4 levels of puzzles, from easy to diabolically difficult!

Includes easy-to-follow instructions to help you solve all levels and types of Sudoku puzzles

Complete with puzzle-solving strategies plus 240 new puzzles, Sudoku For Dummies, Volume 2 helps you master the art of solving all types of Sudoku Puzzles, whether you're new to Sudoku or a daily puzzle solver. It includes 9 x 9 puzzles, 16 x 16puzzles, and even mind-bending circular puzzles. Each has adifficulty rating so you'll know what you're getting into plus answers so you don't lose sleep! Sudoku For Dummies, Volume 2 gets newcomers hooked and keeps experts entertained.

Discover how to

  • Solve the popular 9 X 9 puzzles —220 included
  • Work through the 16 X 16 puzzles —10 included
  • Master the Circular puzzle —10 included
  • Solve puzzles at 4 difficulty levels: Easy, Tricky, Tough, and Diabolical!

About the Author

Andrew Heron and Edmund James are Sudoku experts and puzzle compilers for newspapers across the globe. They are the co-authors of Sudoku For Dummies and Sudoku For Dummies, Volume 3.

Table of Contents

Introduction.

Solving the First Puzzle.

About This Book.

Part I: Sudoku Strategy.

Chapter 1: Simplifying Sudoku.

Understanding the Rules.

Getting Down to Basics.

Chapter 2: Taking Sudoku Up a Notch.

Singling Out Lone Numbers.

Serious Sudoku Solving.

Extraneous Options.

Sudoku on Steroids.

Sudoku in the Round.

Part II: Sudoku Puzzlemania.

Easy Does It.

Getting Tricky.

Tough Nuts to Crack.

Diabolically Difficult.

Truly Treacherous.

Target Sudoku.

Part III: The Answer to Your Problems.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780470026519
Author:
Heron, Andrew
Publisher:
For Dummies
Author:
James, Edmund
Subject:
Puzzles
Subject:
Mathematical recreations
Subject:
Logic & Brain Teasers
Subject:
Magic squares
Subject:
Sudoku
Subject:
Games
Subject:
General-General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Lifestyles Paperback
Series:
For Dummies
Publication Date:
20051024
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
336
Dimensions:
7.06x5.12x.72 in. .57 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , Stretch your mind with 4 levels of puzzles, from easy to diabolically difficult!

Includes easy-to-follow instructions to help you solve all levels and types of Sudoku puzzles

Complete with puzzle-solving strategies plus 240 new puzzles, Sudoku For Dummies, Volume 2 helps you master the art of solving all types of Sudoku Puzzles, whether you're new to Sudoku or a daily puzzle solver. It includes 9 x 9 puzzles, 16 x 16puzzles, and even mind-bending circular puzzles. Each has adifficulty rating so you'll know what you're getting into plus answers so you don't lose sleep! Sudoku For Dummies, Volume 2 gets newcomers hooked and keeps experts entertained.

Discover how to

  • Solve the popular 9 X 9 puzzles —220 included
  • Work through the 16 X 16 puzzles —10 included
  • Master the Circular puzzle —10 included
  • Solve puzzles at 4 difficulty levels: Easy, Tricky, Tough, and Diabolical!

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