Singles

Elementary solving technique, using the fact that only a single candidate is left for a constraint.

Singles are often ignored when players communicate about the way they solve a Sudoku. Singles are the only solving techniques which deal with immediate placements. Other techniques can only accomplish eliminations, but may lead to an immediate single.

Solving Sudoku Strategy - Singles

Full House
A house with a single empty cell.
Last Digit
The last instance of a digit.
Hidden Single | Pinned Digit
A single candidate remaining for a digit in a house.
Naked Single | Forced Digit | Sole Candidate
A single candidate remaining in a cell.

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