Mag's 3x3 Rubik's Cube Solution
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|A small collection of operations for the 3x3 Rubik's Cube, which assumes that you already know how to get one entire face solved; this means not only having all of one color on one side, but also having those 8 pieces in the proper position with respect to the other sides. The basic approach is to get one face (the "top") solved, then get the middle slice solved, then get the bottom solved. Some of the operations below assume that parts of the cube have not yet been solved, so they may affect already-disturbed pieces other than the particular ones being manipulated. Other operations affect only the pieces being manipulated; these operations are often useful in other situations. Also a list of links to other information on the Web.|
|Levels:||High School (9-12), College|
|Resource Types:||Games, Manipulatives, Problems/Puzzles|
|Math Topics:||Problem-Solving, Polyhedra, Logic/Foundations|
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