The Simplest Way to Solve the Rubix Cube

Introduction: The Simplest Way to Solve the Rubix Cube

I am going to show you the simplest way to solve a rubik's cube for beginners!!!

Step 1: Names of Algrothims

R=right up
L=left up
U=up right
Ri=right down
Li=left down
Ui=up left
F=front clockwise
Fi=front counterclockwise

Step 2: White Around the Yellow

The first step to solvbing the rubik's cube is to get the white edges around the yellow center piece.  This should be very easy.

Step 3: The White Cross With Matching Side Pieces

The next step is to do this: on the ajecent side of the white sides, match the center color with its upper side, like the picture below

Step 4: White Top With T's

This is when your first algroithm comes in!  First, flip your cube over to where the whites are on the bottom.  Next, look for white EDGES on the side of the cube.  if you see one on the right this is what you do: match the other side of the sticker to its center color, and do the following algroithm: L, Ui, Li.  If it is on the Left, do the same thing and do the following algroithm: R, U, Ri.  Your cube should look like this:

Step 5: Completed White, First Layer and Now Second Layer

To get your cube to look like this, you have to do this: Look for edge pieces that do NOT contain yellow.  If there is none, than do one of the algrothims listed below.  If you do have one, look at how they need to go down-right, or down-left.  If it needs to go down-right, place the lower color to where it matches its center color.  Then do the following: U, R, Ui, Ri, Ui, Fi, U, F.  If it needs to go down-left, do the same thing and do the following: Ui, L, U, Li, U, F, Ui, Fi.  Do that with all of the sides, and the cube should look like this:

Step 6: Yellow Cross

The next step is to get the yellow cross on top.  this is how you do it: There should be a yellow dot, fliped L, line, or a cross.  lets start with the dot.  (this algrothim goes for all of these steps)  This is the algrothim: F, R, U, Ri, Ui, Fi. (move the L to where it looks fliped)  When your done, it should look like this:

Step 7: "Fish"

In order to get this, do this algrothim sevral times intill you have a "fish", like below: R, U, Ri, U, R, U, U, Ri.

Step 8: Full Yellow

To get this, line up the "head of the fish" to its matching center colors, and on one side, you will see a yellow edge piece a square away from the "head of the fish".  If it is on the right, do this: R, U, Ri, U, R, U, U, Ri.  If its on the left, do this: L, Ui, Li, Ui, L, Ui, Ui, Li.  It shouls look like this:

Step 9: Matching Edges

To get this, look for a side that has matching edges, like the picture below.  In order to get this, once you have found a match, place it to your left, and do the following: Li, Ui, Ri, U, L, Ui, R.  You should be back at the "fish"  Do the same thing in step 8 again, and you will have matching edges!

Step 10: Last Step!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

The last step to solving the rubik's cube is this: line the full square other than white or yellow, and hold it away from you and do this: F, F, bring the side piece to its center color, Li, Ri, F, F, L, R, twist to where the full layer is in its square, F, F.

Step 11: Done!

Congradulations!  You solved it!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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70 Discussions

How do you do the step with the right stuff do the stuff on left and if on left do the stuff on the right? It's to confusing, I tried but it didn't work one bit

Good steps, but poor explanation.

Try this video. It's my personal favorite tutorial.

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how do think we are going to do it without knowing the moves

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I need a little more help with mine and everything because I can solve one color of the Rubik's cube and not to at a time. So if anybody can help me try to solve two colors or actually help me solve it that'll be awesome. Thank you

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i did that before but than it ruined my rubix cube. then i had to get another rubix cube, and its neon color

Mya8, It's "Rubik's" Cube. The name "Rubix" doesn't exist.

You never take the stickers off. Ever take the stickers off. Because for thing they will not come back on they will but if you start to mess with it they will fall of. So don't take the stickers off. Thank you.

But that's cheating but yea ill probably do the same thing. I've got one but I won't to that to it. Thank you.

Yea, but what is the challenge in that?

One of the coolest things is to stand there and solve a cube in front of a group of people.  It is even better when you are good enough to stare at them a few moments while turning the sides to completion.