## How do you say Sudoku in Japanese?

The correct

**pronunciation**of the word**sudoku**in**Japanese**can be written as soo-duh-koo.## Why do people say Sudoku?

The name “

**sudoku**” is abbreviated from the Japanese suuji wa dokushin ni kagiru, which means “the numbers (or digits) must remain single.”## How do you say the game Sudoku?

The correct way to

**say**“**Sudoku**” is: “Sue”, followed by “Dough”, followed by “Koo”.## What does Sudoku mean?

: a puzzle in which missing numbers are to be filled into a 9 by 9 grid of squares which are subdivided into 3 by 3 boxes so that every row, every column, and every box contains the numbers 1 through 9.

## Why is Sudoku bad?

**Sudoku**Can Increase Frustration Levels

Even long-term **Sudoku** players can experience increased frustration when they level up to the next difficulty or encounter a puzzle that they just can’t solve. The trick is to keep calm and take a break if you feel frustration rising.

## What is the math behind sudoku?

To solve a

**Sudoku**puzzle, one needs to use a combination of logic and trial-and-error. More**math**is involved**behind**the scenes: combinatorics used in counting valid**Sudoku**grids, group theory used to describe ideas of when two grids are equivalent, and computational complexity with regards to solving**Sudokus**.David Nilsen is the former editor of Fourth & Sycamore. He is a member of the National Book Critics Circle. You can find more of his writing on his website at davidnilsenwriter.com and follow him on Twitter as @NilsenDavid.