FUTOSHIKI (5X5) ONLINE
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Futoshiki means not equal and is a logical puzzle from Japan.
The solution is a Latin square where the numbers 1 to n (n = 5 for our puzzles) must be entered once in each row and column.
There is a symbol > (= greater than) or <(= less than) between certain cells
to help you solve the futoshiki puzzle.
It is a popular sudoku variant.
You can't change the numbers that are already on the grid when you start.
We have given these numbers a bold font.
Follow the steps below to solve a futoshiki puzzle from our database.
- LEV: choose your starting level.
- PUZZLE: enter a number of a futoshiki puzzle.
- START: this futoshiki puzzle is now loaded.
- Choose a cell where you want to enter a number. This cell will then turn yellow.
- Choose one of the 5 big numbers if you are sure of your choice
- Choose two or more of the 5 small numbers to indicate possible candidates
- If you select a number when the cell already has a number, then this new number will
replace the previous number.
- You can make a cell empty by clicking on the number that is already in the cell.
- Click on ✓ to check the futoshiki puzzle. The wrong cells turn red.
If the puzzle is completely correct, all cells will turn yellow.
- Click on SOL to show the solution of the futoshiki puzzle.