Step 12: The final two centers!

Now, there should be only two different colours on the unsolved sides.

Using the algorithm for moving those pieces around(Ll' U2 Ll), get as many of the colour on its respective side. In my case, I am getting as many blues on the blue side, and reds on the red side as humanly possible. The inverse also works, and on the right side. Possible algorithms are:
Ll U2 Ll'
Ll' U2 Ll
Rr U2 Rr'
Rr' U2 Rr

If you have a case like in the second photo, you need to get the red center on the red side, and the blue center on the blue side. Then, align them as shown in the picture, and perform this set of moves:
r U' M U r' U' M'
(M is the middle, rotate it in the same direction as R)

You may need to repeat this multiple times to solve both parts, but after they are solved, we move on the the most time consuming part of the cube: Pairing
I solve in layers btw so this is all I have left to finish it
Is there an algorithm for this?<br>
Whenever you have the three edge pieces in the middle, ( when they all have the same two colors on them) and the outer two are facing one way and the middle one is facing the other way, and all the other edges are solved and facing the same way, what do you do?
I can't get the algorithm for pairing the last 2 edges to work.
<p>I made IT!</p>
<p>how do you do the last corners after you do the edge pairing </p>
<p>also it wont let me watch the video </p>
<p>the rubiks cube is awesome</p>
<p>the rubiks cube is awesome</p>
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<p>Great guide, helped me through a couple of algorithims I was having trouble with :) Finally solved it after 3 days. Cheers!</p>
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With the tredge pairing I have 2 Unsolved tredges but to solve them I have to switch the middle cubees, do you know how to fix this?
what do you mean by you can solve the cube like the 3x3 ?
<p>The wings and edges combine to be an edge, the corners are corners, the centers and crosses become the centers. Find another instructable on solving a 3x3. Start with the Beginner's Method and if you are interested enough work up to the Fridrich Method (for the 3x3).</p>
by solve the cube like the 3x3, I mean that you have to treat the groups of 3 edges as an edge piece on a normal rubik's cube. I could make a tutorial, but it would just add to the many that are here. The 3x3 center on the 5x5, you treat as the center of the cube. Then solve like as though the corners are corners on the 3x3 cube, and the three edges that are paired are like edges on the 3x3, and the 3x3 centers that are made are the centers.
So what he means is to solve the centers, make the 'tredges', and then solve it like a 3x3, except for some parities.
<p>sorry..step 9 is what does not work.</p>
<p>So does Ll' mean they are both counterclockwise or is L clockwise and the l' is counter? Your step 7 of completing the other side after I have the 1x3 in position simply does not work. Tried 5 times.</p>
If you need a 3x3 how to go to captain camos guide
hi, m nt able to gt the part wen m solving the 3x3 way.. at the part where I hav a complete yellow on the top .. blue n orange r solved.. the red n green hav the top paired edges in the wrong places.. this was also ther in the 4x4 bt I figured out tht 1.. I donno how to do it in the 5x5.. ny1 cn hlp??
I bought my son th Proferssor's cube after he mastered the 3x3. He played with it for about 45 minutes then announced that he had figured it out - even though he hadn't solved it yet. After about 5 more mintes, he had solved! No help. No lessons. Just good spacial skills. I'm in awe.
Im at a parody that on the last step where you make the cross on the top layer, I have every side except 1, I know there is an algorithm for my 4x4 but forgot it, and not sure how to do it on the 5x5. Help please? And also I have 2 corners correct on the top layer to start with, so I know there is an algorithm for the switching of 2 corners but can't find it in my manuals or on the internet. Can you please help me with this?
The parody Algorithm: 2Rr, 2B, 2U, Ll, 2U, Rr', 2U, Rr, 2U, 2F, Rr, 2F, Ll', 2B, 2Rr.<br>this may result in and edge swap (the opposite edges are swapped) put them in the TB and TF edges, and perform; 2Uu, 2Ll, 2U, 2l, 2U, 2Ll, 2Uu. that should fix those problems.<br>the algorithm to swap the two corners: place the two solved corners in the back of the cube (assuming the top is solved and not permuted) perform; R', F, R', 2B, R, F', R', 2B, 2R. email me at twpyromaniac@gmail.com if you have any other cubing questions
Thanks! I can solve the 2x2x2 and the 3x3x3 but I could never get more than the first layer of the 4x4x4 or 5x5x5.
Spent a whole week repairing a Rubik's 5x5 before getting the V-Cube 5. It literally fell apart in my hands!
BTW there is more than one parity error. there are actually 3 combinations you have to use the 2 algorithms in. you can probably do it with one but it's easy er to fix it all at one time when you get the 3 edges in the right places yet the middle one is turned the wrong way you can fix that in one move.
I just use the one. If the things on one side are correct, center is not though, then there is a long algorithm, that i just never wanted to memorize. Therefore, I did not include it, since I don't personally use it.
The long one is :RR2 B2 U2 LL U2 RR' U2 RR U2 F2 RR F2 LL' B2 RR2.<br>Mainly used on the 4x4.
yeah I tough t so it's only a little longer but min doesn't work. I must have copied it down wrong.
i made my own algorithm to use while i was making my tutorial, lol
cool I've made up a couple for the 4 by 4.
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Or the vcube website.
I ran into a weird parody where one edge has all of the right colors on it but one is oriented the wrong way. Got any algorithms?
RR2 B2 U2 LL U2 RR' U2 RR U2 F2 RR F2 LL' B2 RR2<br><br>Or what he used on step 14. (The one above is longer, but somewhat easier to memorize.)
I supposed I solve it a tad different, but the end product is always the same, eh? Hope others can learn from this, it's great fun.
I meant one edge piece/cublet was facing right while the other two on that same edge are facing left. I hope thats sort of clear what im talking about.<br><br><br> ----&gt;<br> &lt;----<br> -----&gt; u know kinda like that?<br>
Sorry about this late reply, I had exams and have just had a hectic month of april, didn't even go on instructables for the entire month!<br> <br> Yes, I understand what you're talking about, and yes, there is an algorithm somewhere on the internet, but I never actually learned it. I just use the one that swaps two of the middle edge cubelets, and swap the cubelet over to the other side, then move the edge so that when you swap the cubelets again, two are in the right place, move those so that you can put the last piece in place, and repeat until you're done. I actually solve this a completely different way, chainsolving the edges now, makes it faster, but similar concepts.
At the 'Parity Error' place I always can't do it. I'm sure I'm not doing it wrong, I tried sloooooowly about ten times. Either I'm reading wrong, or it doesn't work?
I actually just used this to re teach myself this bit. With the Ll turns, are you making sure that when you turn, you turn them away from you? That would cause me problems and I just wouldn't get it.
I'm sorry to be negative - but is anyone else having difficulty following these intructions?<br /> <br /> Step 8:<br /> &quot;If you needed to rotate any faces, make sure you turn the piece out of the way, so that when you turn it back, the piece stays there&quot;<br /> <br /> What?<br /> <br /> &quot;Make the 2x3 center on the yellow side using this method&quot;<br /> <br /> What method? you haven't given us a method - you've just said &quot;solve this bit...&quot;<br /> <br /> I'm not usually an idiot... Last night&nbsp;I was on:<br /> <br /> <a href="http://www.alchemistmatt.com/cube/rubik.html" rel="nofollow">http://www.alchemistmatt.com/cube/rubik.html</a><br /> <br /> And managed to get most of the way to having the centres finished before&nbsp;I mucked something up...<br /> <br /> And now - following your instructions - I can't even get the second one done...
Ok, so basically what I was saying was this:<br /> the main point when you are moving the pieces to make the opposite center to the one you solved originally is that you need to make sure that once you get some 1x2 pairs that are of the same colour (ie a yellow center edge and yellow center corner), you simply rotate the piece up there, and move it such that your piece that you just put up to the yellow face does not get moved down from the yellow face when you rotate the section back.&nbsp; <br /> <br /> I could make a video if that helps you out at all.<br />
the algorithm for the second picture doesn't work as advertized....

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