Write an algorithm for n-queen problem.
Subject Algorithm Design
NU Year Set: 2.(a) Marks: 5 Year: 2010
Start in the leftmost column
2) If all queens are placed
    return true
3) Try all rows in the current column.  Do following for every tried row.
    a) If the queen can be placed safely in this row then mark this [row, 
        column] as part of the solution and recursively check if placing queen here leads to a solution.
    b) If placing the queen in [row, column] leads to a solution then return 
    c) If placing queen doesn't lead to a solution then umark this [row, 
        column] (Backtrack) and go to step (a) to try other rows.
3) If all rows have been tried and nothing worked, return false to trigger 
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