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How to Solve a 3×3 Rubik’s Cube in Under 2 Minutes



First thing you need to know:
  • On a 3 by 3 rubik’s cube the middle square of each face doesn’t move, and thus represents the color of that face.
  • The cube must be solved layer by layer rather then face by face, that means that the center and corner squares must match the face next to them.

How to Solve a 3x3 Rubik's Cube  - Rubik's cube layers

  • Hold the cube with the “Front” face towards you.
  • Each turn is 1/4 turn rotation or 90°.
  • By default each move is clockwise. If move is inverted – counter-clockwise – it uses an “i” indicator.

Rubik's cube move names - right inverted, left inverted, up inverted, down inverted
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