**'Hour Maze' **

**Path Strategy**

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#### Non-Continuous Solution Illustrated

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Path Strategy is similar to the notation used in Sudoku. For example, instead of filling in all the numbers at once, put a ‘1’ in a box, count boxes and then place a ‘12’ in the intended box. Conversely, if you started with a ‘3’ and went ‘4, 5, 6, etc.’, then the twelfth box would get a ‘2’ in it.
This helps a player to ‘jump ahead’ in planning their layout. Drawing a pencil line allows you to see the patterns forming without having to place all the numbers in all the boxes at first. This facilitates erasing and rearranging your path strategy. This also allows players
to place ‘
Although the solutions
require complete ‘ Note that the numbers in the grey shaded area are not connected continuously from 1 through to 12. But this solution still fulfills the requirement for 4 complete ‘sets’ of 1 through 12 since the grid is 6x8 which requires 4 sets. |

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