# Is there a 16×16 Sudoku?

## Is there a 16×16 Sudoku?

Hexadecimal Sudokus (also known as 16×16 Sudoku) are a larger version of regular Sudoku that feature a 16 x 16 grid, and 16 hexadecimal digits. Each row, column and 4×4 block contains all the digits 0 thru F (or numbers from 1 to 16, in the decimal versions).

## How do you find the missing number in Sudoku?

Run your finger down each row and column to see if any of them only have 1 square open. If a row does, figure out which number from 1 to 9 is missing in that row or column and fill it in. If a column has numbers 1-7 and 9, you know it’s missing the number “8,” which you can fill in.

**Is there a finite number of Sudoku puzzles?**

There are 6,670,903,752,021,072,936,960 possible solvable Sudoku grids that yield a unique result (that’s 6 sextillion, 670 quintillion, 903 quadrillion, 752 trillion, 21 billion, 72 million, 936 thousand, 960 in case you were wondering). That’s way more than the number of stars in the universe.

**How do you do 16×16 Sudoku?**

Thus, in a 16×16 puzzle, the numbers 1 to 9 and letters A to G (replacing the numbers 10–16) should be entered only once in each of the rows, columns, and blocks. If you are stuck, you can use hints by tapping the Hint icon in the bottom panel of the game screen.

### What is the largest Sudoku?

280 sudoku grids

The largest multi-sudoku puzzle consists of 280 sudoku grids and was achieved by Timeintermedia, Inc., Sugakubunka Co., Ltd., Wakara Co., Ltd. and Dwango Co., Ltd. (all Japan) in Chofu, Tokyo, Japan, on 7 October 2018. The attempt was taken place as a part of a math event called MATH POWER since 2016.

### What is the trick to solve Sudoku?

There are more than a few techniques to solve a Sudoku puzzle, but per Conceptis Puzzles, the easiest way to a Sudoku solution is to, “Scan rows and columns within each triple-box area, eliminating numbers or squares and finding situations where only a single number can fit into a single square.” If you’re looking to …

**How do you find hidden triples in Sudoku?**

A hidden triple occurs when three cells in a row, column, or block contain the same three numbers, or a subset of those three. The three cells also contain other candidates. In the above example, 1, 2, and 5 (shown in red) are a hidden triple. Those three numbers are only seen in three squares in the row.

**Who is the best Sudoku player?**

Of the 13 championships held so far, Kota Morinishi of Japan (2014, 2015, 2017 and 2018) has been the most successful winner with four individual titles, over Thomas Snyder of United States (2007, 2008 and 2011), Jan Mrozowski of Poland (2009, 2010 and 2012) who have each won three.