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The Rubik's Cube was invented in 1975 and has confused people ever since. The object of this puzzling, multi-colored cube is to twist and turn it to get each side showing one color. Ask questions here about the history of the Rubik's cube as well as tips and tricks on solving it.

Matthew Colvin
2 June 2009
The Ways of the Cube
Have you ever attempted to solve a Rubik's Cube? Are they one of the Seven
Wonders of the World? I don't think so but not many people can solve them. Although
these may be some of the most aggravating mechanisms you will ever face, there are
methods…

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I added a Rubik's Cube solution Guide in the link section. This is a very good Rubik's cube solving guide with animations for beginners!Good Luck!

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You have to keep turning all the sides randomly and rapidly until
you get it or get close
One thing that helps people that don't know how to do algorithms,
you can go by the center square for each side. If you look at it,
the centers are all different colors, for example, if the center
square is b…

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The Rubik's Cube was invented to help explain three dimensional geometry. It was originally called the Magic Cube but was changed the the Rubik's Cube in 1980.

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He was an interior-design teacher at the Academy of Applied Arts and Design. During that time, he created the Rubik's Cube.

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Solving a Rubik's Cube without knowing the algorithms is extremely hard even with tips and hints. One thing that people need to know when solving a Rubik's Cubes to solve it by layers not sides. It is impossible to solve a Rubik's Cube by sides. To learn how to solve it please visit the we…

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There are many different methods for solving a Rubik's Cube, the most popular one is called the Jessica Fridrich method. Solving a Rubik's Cube is not actually that difficult, it just takes some effort and patience at first--but after you learn it is actually quite easy. Don't give up, nearly anyone…

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Please see sources and related links (below). You can learn to solve the Rubik's Cube at those sites but the answer below explains it well also. Solving the Rubik's Cube Please Note: This answer is only for the standard 3x3 Rubik's Cube The first thing you must realize is how a Rubik's cube works. …

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43 Quintillion ..im serious too, and not meaning shaking it. I'm just specifying, the number of permutations of the cube would be 8!*12!/2*3^7*2^11 or 43,252,003,274,489,856,000. Then you subtract 1 (or the solved cube) to get 43,252,003,274,489,855,999.
That's true.. but it is ac…

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The fastest time is 5.66 seconds, accomplished by Feliks Zemdegs of Australia.

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you can cheat by taking stickers off and rearranging them, but if you don't want to cheat you try to get one side after another by twisting and turning the cube's sides.

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You can get a Rubik's cube in the nearest Toys R Us shop, or you could order one from an online store such as Amazon.

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There's no one magic trick that will instantly solve a rubik's cube but the beginner's method is easier than you think

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I'm sorry I can complete the Rubix Cube my fastest time is 12.64 seconds but I could not possibly tell by using letters I would have to show you while demonstrating with and actual Rubix Cube, but you could check out YouTube were I'm sure there are lots of videos about completing the Rubix Cube, I h…

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There is no real average for the amount of turns it takes to solve a rubick's cube. It greatly depends on what method you are using. Assuming you are talking about the basic 3x3x3 cube, I averaged 100 turns per solve. When i solved it the first time it took me 111 turns, the next time, 85 turns and …

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well i think it's the fridrich metthod don't mind my language

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There is an amazing website that I have found that is wonderfully concise with it's complete animated illustrations of moves that can be used to solve the Rubik's cube.
Click on the related link.

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You can look for them at one of the websites in the sources and related links below.

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You can buy them from the website in the sources and related links(below).

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This is a website which shows a real easy way to do the rubix cube. It really easy. (the website link is in the sources and related links below)

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To get the first layer started solve the four edge pieces, just pick a side. Pick four edge pieces that match the middle color so when you solve it, it looks like a plus sign +. The trick is to have the sides of those edge pieces match the colors on the side. There is a good video on youtube if …

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He invented it to help explain three dimensional geometry.

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There is no real "secret" to it. There are just many ways to solve the Rubik's cube. Here's my favorite website that shows exactly how to solve the Rubik's Cube.

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The Rubik's Cube was invented by a Hungarian named Ernő Rubik in 1974. It's originally name was the Magic Cube but changed to the Rubik's Cube in 1980.

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someone wrote 36
but that means it would only have 4 sides lol
a rubix cube has 6 sides and therefore 9 squares x 6 sides = 54
answer is a rubix cube has 54 colored squares

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Yes it has been done before. For an example of one, you can go toScience buddies and look up science fair projects and under mathematics go to the experiment called "Devising an Algorithm for Solving Rubik's Cube".

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A Rubik's cube is a puzzle in which there are miniature cube-like modules arranged in a cubic fashion. The Rubik's cube was invented in 1974 by Erno Rubik of Hungary, who gave it the modern name of Rubik's cube. It was first called the Magic Cube, and it won the German Game of the Year in the puzzle…

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Actually there is no secret! If you want to solve a rubix cube then you can do it, just learn the rubix cube solution method (I added a link). With this rubix cube solution you'll be able to solve the rubix cube shortly.

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Hundreds of competitions are organized each year in many different countries where speedcubers can compete against each other. The record times set in those events are known as 'official world records'. The official world record as of 3/07/2011 is 6.24 set by Australian cuber Feliks Zemdegs at the …

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The Rubik's Cube was invented in 1974 and was first patented in January 1975. The original name for the cube was the Magic Cube but was later renamed the Rubik's Cube in 1980.

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Rubik's initial attempt to use elastic bands failed, his solution was to have the blocks hold themselves together by their shape. Rubik hand carved and assembled the little cubies together. He marked each side of the big Cube with adhesive paper of a different color, and started twisting.

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There are 54 individual stickers or 21 pieces in a rubiks cube

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I used this series of video's on youtube.com: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v4hXzxcRtTY&feature=channelbut if you don't like to learn it from a video, use this website:http://www.speedcubing.com/chris/4-solution.htmlI highly recommand to first learn how to solve a 3x3 Rubik's Cube, because at s…

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The Rubik's brand does not produce a 6x6 cube. But Verdes Innovations does. They are not cheap but well worth the price. Find them at www.v-cubes.com

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Try looking for them at your local Wal-Mart, Target, Toys R Us, Wal-Greens and other similar stores. You can buy one from Rubik's official website in the sources and related links below.

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Theres actually an inner system in them. There are six colors and each color has a middle square that doesn't move. You have to get all of the same color on each side of the cube, matching it to the center color. You can cheat to accomplish the cube. To see how they actually work you can pop out one…

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Everyone please post their average time of doing it at least doing it a few times Put how fast you did it each time(or just give us the average) Then tell us how many times you did it DdKiller My average is about 45 seconds =( I'm slow compared to my friends. They're averages are about 30 seconds…

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Try cube4you.com. It is, however, a bit expensive.
There's an online shop in UK called www.puzl.co.uk, they sell a "White Competition Standard Speed Cube" which is very good.

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The 2x2 is a trivial solution compared to the 3x3 or larger ones, but provides some practice of the same solving moves. You can view the solution in the sources at the related links below.

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I went to my local "Toys R Us" and they had the Rubik's Jr. Cube. That is the 2x2 that has the monkey on it. Otherwise you can order one off of www.rubiks.com or search eBay.

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you have to figure it out
Each side should be a different color

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First you solve one center (normally black or white). Then you solve the opposite center (often yellow), usually utilizing a single algorithm to individually place center-corners into their slots. Then, solve the rest of the centers.After that, you pair up the identical "dredges", which are essentia…

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MATHEMATICS OF THE CUBEThe center pieces of each face are always in the same relationship to each other.Therefore, the number of ways the other pieces can be arranged in relation to them (ie the possible arrangements of the cube) is:Total possible arrangements = (possible arrangements of Corner Pie…

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The illusion is actually quite simple. All you need is a solved rubik's cube and a few extra stickers. take any solved side (we'll say yellow). stick a few colors on that yellow side so you have a fully solved cube except for the yellow side which looks unsolved. Now you should do a few moves and me…

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Go to youtube and type how to solve a rubik's cube

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There are two main ways that I know of: the by layers way and the recursive way. To get the actual algorithms for the by layers way go to: http://www.ws.binghamton.edu/fridrich/Mike/middle.html", although I would recommend actually trying to solve it yourself for a month first so you don't spoil it …

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You take the stickers off and put them in the right places.

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There are 8 corner pieces with 3 orientations each, 12 edge pieces with 2 orientations each, giving a maximum of 8!·12!·38·212 positions. This limit is not reached because:The total twist of the cubes is fixed (3)The total number of edge flips is even (2)The pieces have an even permutation (2)Thi…

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It is approximately 185 cubic centimeters (cc), has 26 individual cubes, six different colored faces, and has 43,252,003,274,489,856,000 possible combinations.

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6x6x6 rubik's cubes have been released just not by the Rubik's company. You can get them at: DealExtreme.com (type in puzzle cube) V-cube.com (go to V-CUBE Store, six colored cubes, six layers)

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There are numerous programs written to simulate and solve matrix problems like the Rubik's cube, in three dimensions or more. You would need one of those programs.(For more information on these, see the related link)

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You turn the different planes of the cube until it is mixed up, and then you turn them more to try to match all the colors again. There are formulas for how to solve the puzzle, but most people can solve the first two layers without a formula.

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An infinite amount of solutions. Reason why is because you could turn the cube 1,000 times to solve it, or 2,000 times to solve it, or... well, you get my point.If you were looking for Permutations, here's the original answer:There are 43,252,003,274,489,856,000 (43 quintillion, 252 quadrillion, 3 t…

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The Rubik Cube was invented in 1974. Hungarian born Erno Rubik was
the inventor and his creation became a huge success.

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You should note that this answer is only for the classic 3x3x3 cube (no other dimensions or sudokube, special patterns etc). I recommend having a Rubik's cube with you as you are reading this. Let's begin.
The first thing you must realize is how a Rubik's cube works. There are 26 cubies that seem t…

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www.youtube.com/watch?v=HsQIoPyfQzMbut if your computer does not work on youtube, you could go on wikihow.

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Mats Valks in 5.55 sec. world record solve at the Zonhoven Open in
Belgium. It took place in early March 2013.

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9 x 6 = 54 in a standard 3x3 cube there is 26, 3x3x3=27 then -1 for the center block which is the piece that holds it together for a total of 26

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841 side (dimensions are measured by each individual square):9 1x1 squares4 2x2 squares1 3x3 square14 in Total6 sides to a cube: 6 * 14 = 84

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Assuming you mean 7x7x7 rubik's cube, you generally can not buy them in stores. You can get them at: Ebay Amazon DealExtreme (type in puzzle cube) V-Cube But it would take a week or two in shipping.

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Try looking at local stores such as Target, WalMart, Toys R Us and other stores like that. Visit the website in the sources and related links (below) to purchase a 4x4x4 Rubik's Cube online. You can also buy at at Discovery Hut stores. Look it up on google maps.

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Edouard Chambon, of France, solved the cube in 9.18 seconds at the 2008 Murcia Open. Actually according to the WCA(World Cube Association) Single6.77Feliks ZemdegsAustraliaMelbourne Cube Day 2010Average7.91Feliks ZemdegsAustraliaMelbourne Cube Day 201011.78 7.40 7.63 8.69 7.09 The single is literal…

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Currently (DEC 09) there are 2x2x2, 3x3x3, 4x4x4, 5x5x5, 6x6x6, 7x7x7, and 9x9x9 mass-produced rubik's cubes. The 6x6x6, and 7x7x7, are available from either V-Cubes (original inventor) or QJ (Chinese Knock-Off), and they both have future plans to make larger ones. QJ has also built a 9x9x9, bu V-C…

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You turn the bottom of the rubix cube then slide the middle.

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The Rubik's Cube was invented in 1974 but was called the Magic Cube. It later had it's name changed to the Rubik's Cube in 1980.

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Rubik's Cube is a mechanical puzzle invented in 1974 by Hungarian sculptor and professor of architecture Ernő Rubik. Originally called the "Magic Cube" by its inventor, this puzzle was renamed "Rubik's Cube" by Ideal Toys in 1980[1] and also won the 1980 German Game of the Year (Spiel des Jahres) s…

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about 7 seconds is what I've seen http://www.worldcubeassociation.org/results/regions.php 6.77 is current

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There is no maximum amount, the possibilities are endless, therefore making the amount of moves infinite.

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No Eastsheen do not make 3x3x3 cubes. I repeat, Eastsheen do not make a 3x3x3!! However, they do make excellent 2x2x2, 4x4x4 and 5x5x5s. There are Eastsheen packs available that contain 4 cubes including a 3x3x3, but if you read the item description closely it is either a Famwealth cube (which are h…

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I don't know where you live, but where I live you can buy them at walmart, target, malls, toysRus. But if you can't find them in any of those places, you might want to try on the internet through: Ebay Google shopping rubik's online official site Amazon

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Currently (30th Jan 2011) there are no commercially available 8x8 cubes. Cubes from 2x2 to 7x7 are available and even a 11x11 cube is available from China.

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Well, depends which rubik's cube. If you just want a 3x3x3... go to westfields eastegardens big w... or any big w... i think. but definetly in eastgardens big w u can get a 3x3x3

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rubiks cube with touch screenjust slide your finger and the digital colors changeonly sold online or at best buy

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Mats Valk holds the current world record in solving the rubik's
cube. He did it in 5.55 seconds. Pretty fast right? I can just give
it a look at the cube in that much time. :P

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Some sites are: rubikscubeinfo.com rubikssolver.com cubefreak.net rubiks.com jeays.net/rubiks.htm nikdaum.com/artnew/a79.htm lar5.com/cube/ math.ucf.edu/~reid/Rubik/patterns.html You might also try Youtube.com

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during the 1900's------- *Rubik's Cube1974by Erno Rubik, in Hungary (Originally called Magic Cube)

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Sometimes it works when you just throw it up a little and it makes all the colors sometimes go to YouTube and put how to solve a rubics cube and it tells you bye.

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there are many ways to solve the Rubik's cube it is all about patterns go on u tube to find out exactly how but you need to get the corners first .If you don't have the middle piece in the right place you will need to put it there that is all i have but my friend can do it in a record of 9 seconds .…

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theres no such thing as a 2x2x2 but there is a 2x2 which you can buy on amazon or toys r us Actually a 2x2 would be a 2-D figure considering it tells only 2 deminsions. A 2x2 doesn't exist but a 2x2x2 does. Just search google shopping for the 2x2x2.

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on amazon, at Wal-Mart, Walgreens, ToysRus, or anywhere you can find rubiks cubes

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A complete set is only $3.25 (shipping included!) at cubesmith.com, don't be such a cheapskate.

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There have been over 350 million cubes sold since its release. Many more might have been sold, but issues with the patent allowed for many cubes to be illegally pirated, and this may have greatly decreased the numbers.

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you just turn the cube. kung sa tagalog pa!iikot mo lang nang ikot. hanggang ikay mahilo.LOVE:SELLE

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first on 1 face make a cross. Then fill in the corners. next move pieces from the top layer to the 2nd. now make a cross on the top face aline it move the corners in position then flip them. now you should have solved it.just go here it give u a guide thats beasty i learned in a cool 2 days http://a…

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When you're trying to solve the cross make sure one of the centers are flipped solve it til the Last Step. There is a solve side so the one opposite side should be placed on the flipped center and then use the last move and if there's still a flipped center mix it up ang try again

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