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liliy
 3 years ago
how do i go about programming this:(JAVA)
You have to put the numbers 18 in the eight available cells in such a way that no number borders a consecutive number, even diagonally.
liliy
 3 years ago
how do i go about programming this:(JAVA) You have to put the numbers 18 in the eight available cells in such a way that no number borders a consecutive number, even diagonally.

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Chris2332
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I would create a map of each cell and its adjacent cells. Then make sure that the number in the cell does not have a consecutive number in any of the adjacent cells. Create a loop to try the different combinations.

Chris2332
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0The mathematical solution can be found here: http://www.geeksforgeeks.org/forum/topic/fillnumberspuzzle

snark
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0you can write it as a backtracking problem  label boxes to fill from 07, and successively try to put a number in it: while (boxnumber < 8){ // if 8, are done ...put unused number in box ...test conditions ...if ok boxnumber += 1 // on to the next ...if not erase last try if more numbers to try, try next else backup a level, erase number there, and try next number the annoying part is keeping track of everything.

snark
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0my sleazy python program finds 16 solutions
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