Ok, So you've got yourself a cube, You don't have a clue how to solve it, and it's just sitting on your desk collecting dust. Most people think the Rubik's Cube is some kind of complex math puzzle that only geniuses can solve. It's not! With the help of this Instructable, you'll able to solve the 3x3 Rubik's Cube in a split-second! Well, maybe not that fast, but you will still impress your friends and get some attention. Let's get straight into it!
The first step in solving the 3x3 Rubik's Cube is learning what all the faces and moves are represented by.
For example: The Front Face in the image above is represented by the letter F. Pretty simple. Here is a list of all the faces and their notations below:
When you see just a single letter such as F with nothing beside it you turn the Front face 90˚ Clockwise. If there is an Apostrophe after the letter such as: F', you turn the Front face 90˚ CounterClockwise. If you see a 2 next to the letter like this: F2 You turn the Front Face 180˚ Any direction.
For simplicity's sake, we will only be using the Front, Top, Left and Right faces in this tutorial.