You are given the Lowest Common Multiples of sets of digits. Find the digits and then solve the Sudoku.

Problem solving is at the heart of the NRICH site. All the problems give learners opportunities to learn, develop or use mathematical concepts and skills. Read here for more information.

Here is a Sudoku with a difference! Use information about lowest common multiples to help you solve it.

This is a variation of sudoku which contains a set of special clue-numbers. Each set of 4 small digits stands for the numbers in the four cells of the grid adjacent to this set.

A pair of Sudoku puzzles that together lead to a complete solution.

The letters in the following addition sum represent the digits 1 ... 9. If A=3 and D=2, what number is represented by "CAYLEY"?

You need to find the values of the stars before you can apply normal Sudoku rules.

The challenge is to find the values of the variables if you are to solve this Sudoku.

Find the values of the nine letters in the sum: FOOT + BALL = GAME

Place the 16 different combinations of cup/saucer in this 4 by 4 arrangement so that no row or column contains more than one cup or saucer of the same colour.

If you take a three by three square on a 1-10 addition square and multiply the diagonally opposite numbers together, what is the difference between these products. Why?

Use the clues about the shaded areas to help solve this sudoku

A few extra challenges set by some young NRICH members.

Can you arrange the numbers 1 to 17 in a row so that each adjacent pair adds up to a square number?

Replace the letters with numbers to make the addition work out correctly. R E A D + T H I S = P A G E

The puzzle can be solved with the help of small clue-numbers which are either placed on the border lines between selected pairs of neighbouring squares of the grid or placed after slash marks on. . . .

You have been given nine weights, one of which is slightly heavier than the rest. Can you work out which weight is heavier in just two weighings of the balance?

Rather than using the numbers 1-9, this sudoku uses the nine different letters used to make the words "Advent Calendar".

How have "Warmsnug" arrived at the prices shown on their windows? Which window has been given an incorrect price?

A particular technique for solving Sudoku puzzles, known as "naked pair", is explained in this easy-to-read article.

Four small numbers give the clue to the contents of the four surrounding cells.

A pair of Sudokus with lots in common. In fact they are the same problem but rearranged. Can you find how they relate to solve them both?

This task encourages you to investigate the number of edging pieces and panes in different sized windows.

This Sudoku, based on differences. Using the one clue number can you find the solution?

A man has 5 coins in his pocket. Given the clues, can you work out what the coins are?

Four numbers on an intersection that need to be placed in the surrounding cells. That is all you need to know to solve this sudoku.

Solve the equations to identify the clue numbers in this Sudoku problem.

An extra constraint means this Sudoku requires you to think in diagonals as well as horizontal and vertical lines and boxes of nine.

In this Sudoku, there are three coloured "islands" in the 9x9 grid. Within each "island" EVERY group of nine cells that form a 3x3 square must contain the numbers 1 through 9.

Make your own double-sided magic square. But can you complete both sides once you've made the pieces?

Given the products of diagonally opposite cells - can you complete this Sudoku?

The letters of the word ABACUS have been arranged in the shape of a triangle. How many different ways can you find to read the word ABACUS from this triangular pattern?

Two sudokus in one. Challenge yourself to make the necessary connections.

A Latin square of order n is an array of n symbols in which each symbol occurs exactly once in each row and exactly once in each column.

There is a long tradition of creating mazes throughout history and across the world. This article gives details of mazes you can visit and those that you can tackle on paper.

Each clue in this Sudoku is the product of the two numbers in adjacent cells.

A Sudoku that uses transformations as supporting clues.

My two digit number is special because adding the sum of its digits to the product of its digits gives me my original number. What could my number be?

Different combinations of the weights available allow you to make different totals. Which totals can you make?

There are nine teddies in Teddy Town - three red, three blue and three yellow. There are also nine houses, three of each colour. Can you put them on the map of Teddy Town according to the rules?

Do you notice anything about the solutions when you add and/or subtract consecutive negative numbers?

Two sudokus in one. Challenge yourself to make the necessary connections.

This pair of linked Sudokus matches letters with numbers and hides a seasonal greeting. Can you find it?

The puzzle can be solved by finding the values of the unknown digits (all indicated by asterisks) in the squares of the $9\times9$ grid.

15 = 7 + 8 and 10 = 1 + 2 + 3 + 4. Can you say which numbers can be expressed as the sum of two or more consecutive integers?

This Sudoku puzzle can be solved with the help of small clue-numbers on the border lines between pairs of neighbouring squares of the grid.

Use the differences to find the solution to this Sudoku.