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The Rubik's cube is the best selling toy in the U.S.
some may think it is impossible to solve, even  Erno Rubik didn't think there was a combination to
there are 43,000,000,000,000,000,000 (that is 43 quintillion) possible combinations.
So how can you solve the cube without memorizing 43 quintillion different combinations?
there are things called algorithms that are based on mathematical equations that get pieces to places without messing up the whole cube.
   Some of you may be wondering why i wanted to learn to solve the Rubik's cube, well I am very big into math and I am Very good at memorizing things in fact I have an IQ of 120 but you don't need a high iq to learn how to solve the Rubik's cube. I learn this method last Christmas when I was bored on Christmas break and wanted something to do. It only took me a week to learn to solve it, but it wasn't like I was doing it for a week straight 24 hours a day, in fact i probably spent an hour a day max that's 7 hours max it took me to solve the Rubik's cube. So in this tutorial i will show you a beginners method that I used on how to solve the Rubik's cube and maby later i might teach you an advance method on how to solve it, but you will need to know how to solve it with the beginners method first before you move onto the advanced method.

What You Need
- A Rubik's cube
- an Attentive mindset

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MacKenzieM3 months ago

i dont get what u mean by R Fi Ri F what does

that mean

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shavyr MacKenzieM2 months ago

'i' means that you have to rotate the faces of cube in inverse direction i.e anticlockwise ....

Each letter represents a side (L is left, R is right, F is front, U is the top, D is the bottom, F is the front, B is the back). The i means you turn anti clockwise, if there is no i you turn clockwise.
Droksolana2 days ago
I only got to the 1st part and now I have no idea what to do
Lolmonst3r4 days ago

how do I solve this


have red face you and yellow on top. Do the following: F Ri Fi L F R Fi Li. Then proceed to step 5 of this tutorial. Alternatively, try proceeding from here.

What if the square on step 2 is in the left side and not the right

Hold it such that the corner to be solved is on the right. Your white corner piece should have white facing the right side(see here). Then just do Ri Di R D 5 times.

tgreenaway11 days ago
You used the wrong your.
IQ*, maybe*, and you'd think that a guy with an IQ of 120 would know the spelling of maybe, or are you just trying for attention?

Or maybe you should learn better grammar before correcting others, yes? Maybe is an adverb which wouldn't have made sense in that context.

Bruh. I have an iq of 120 too... DOES THAT MEAN IM SMART? :0

kaixiang3221 days ago
So if any of you babies wanna cry, go ahead and say something!

Guys, go easy please she's only a little kid. Sweety if you want to impress people, bullying is not the way to go. Two months however is not a record breaker I learned in less than one month and I'm not bragging; but if you want to impress people, you can always learn to play one of Chopin's polonaises in two months and I'll take my hat off to you any day! Take a look at this little girl! :)

yeah dats correct dude i appreciate u

reeces11 month ago

how do I solve this? :(


I hope you saw my other reply but here, there is a new version of the Magic Cube in this page, that's the one that comes with a guide that helped me finish off the yellow side:

reeces11 month ago

how do I solve this? :(

Do you see the yellow center piece? The white next to it (side piece, not corner)? Turn that face to match the center of the color attached to that white piece. For example, if that white piece is connected to a green piece, turn that face (yellow center) and make that piece match the green center, then after that turn that face all the way up to send the white piece to the top right next to the white center. Now side white piece and green should connect. Even with the best intentions, sometimes cubists can't cover everything about instruction. I found that the best YouTube walk-through is made by a guy named: Noah Richardson the video is called: "How to Solve a 3x3x3 Rubik's Cube: Easiest Tutorial (High Quality)" don't give up! I found that the yellow side was too hard for me to solve even with that guide. A photo-guide helped with that (the Magic Cube [XREXS brand] guide) wish you luck!!
VaishnaviS1 month ago

this is good but the algorithms are just so confusing

it would be really nice if u made a made a video on this

Hanah and others: someone's stated IQ is your problem? There is a "be nice" policy here. I have an IQ of 143 and it does not bother me at all that someone states a different number. I am here to see what was written about the topic. Maybe Hanah needs to learn some better manners - not an issue of IQ, just social ability. Look up the phrase "be nice". You didn't make that one yet, but there is still time.


The issue might be that the contributors IQ is completely unnecessary to the tutorial and seems a bit misplaced and tacky. It would be like someone making a dress making tutorial and saying they have the ideal measurements. That being said it's also unnecessary to be rude, though I don't really see any comments that are too out of line.

It's kind of funny you mention sewing. As a teen, I had great fitness and at 5'10" with 36 24 36 measurements, perfect (I thought). I could sew anything and it fit just like the pattern. My mom (shaped like a nice, cuddly mom) wanted me to sew for her, but I didn't know how to fit her shape for a sewing project. She was kind of disappointed since she didn't sew at all, but it wasn't that I didn't want to please her, it was that I could only fit the prepared pattern ( and I am 33 years younger than she is, so youth was on my side). In terms of the IQ thing, the notion that IQ has any import these days is sort of "over". It's a measurement for the 20th century that was found to be bogus at best for any use. Kinda ironic....

And im just a little girl!
Im just 11 and i could get it in 2 months! And stop complaining, its not thier falt that you cant do it. LOOK UP THE WORD NICE! Calm down! Ok? Its simple if you just sit down and do it slowly.
Im out! ✌✌✌✌✌✌✌

IQ of 120 but doesn't know when to capitalize the letter I when referring to Himself.

Its nonsense don't ever try to do that

I haven't a clue as to what your "directions" are saying.....WTF?

auDI.7.mE5 months ago

one corner piece is remaining no matter how many times i do it

...(cont'd) also, replace the "U"s with "Ui"s if you are converting... I forgot to mention that part in the reversal...

If you get to the pattern that sort of looks like a fish (see the yellow sides to the top of the block in the picture above), you either need to do the algorithm 1 or two more times with the 'nose' of 'fish' is the lower left corner (not the lower right as they have illustrated in the picture). You can (potentially) save a step once you get the fish pointing toward you, if you notice that the alternate block on the face across from the nose has the top color on the front side facing you when the nose is on the left, you can use the steps above, but if not, you can orient the nose like it is in the picture above so the nose goes to the right and the alternate block facing you has the top color, you can use the same pattern, but replace the "R"s with "L"s and the "Ri"s with "Li"s... otherwise, you will have to repeat the same flow twice in a row (once to get the alternate corner blocks prep'ed to be put into the right orientation and once again get them all rotated and facing upward).

Take your cube apart and put the corner in place because someone took your cube apart and turned the corner and there is no way to solve 1 corner.

My friend you got trolled.

Hi there! I find it easy enough to use, but I always have problem with step 5 - first algorithm - Ri, F, Ri, B, B, R, Fi, Ri, B, B, R, R, Ui - is there a mistake here? a letter missing or something?

mreilly192 months ago

These instructions are incoherent and worthless. Would be easier to randomly twist the Rubik's Cube for several decades than to follow this nonsense. BTW, love how I found this useless article via the mobile site but couldn't find it by searching here. This site sucks.

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