Rubik's Cube

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A Rubik's Cube not yet solved

Rubik's Cube is a puzzle cube, and the world's biggest selling toy of all time with over 300,000,000 (300 million) sold since its invention.

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A Rubik's cube is a cube split into a number of smaller cubes with different colored faces attached to a rotating piece of metal in the middle.The rubiks cube have six sides with 9 little cubes attached to it and each side has one color: red,yellow,blue,orange,white and green is the most common color. The cubes can be rotated and twisted along rows and faces. The aim of the puzzle is to make each face of the cube have the same color. Solving a Rubik's Cube requires logic and thinking. When he was 10 he figured it out all by himself. There are many different ways to learn how to solve a rubik's cube. Memorizing the moves and patterns, as one memorizes dance moves in choreography is one alternative.

Methods[change | change source]

There are many methods that people use to solve a Rubik's cube. Today the most common is called CFOP, also called Fridrich Method, named after the popularizer Jesicca Fridrich. Other methods include Petrus, ZB, Ortega, Roux, ZJ way and many more. The world record is currently held by Zamraan Jameel of the america with the time of 47.7 from (Zonhoven Open 2013)

The Rubik's cube was invented by Hungarian sculptor and architect Ernő Rubik in 1974. In 1975 a Hungarian toy-maker starts to make it in large numbers, and in 1977 the first Magic cube is sold in Hungary. That same year it got sold to Ideal toy Corporation who renamed it Rubik’s cube.

Records[change | change source]

The record for solving a Rubik's cube once was 47.7seconds by Zamraan Jameel at the Zonhoven Open 2013. The world record for the average time per solve, which is 49.6 seconds, was set by Zamraan Jameel too at the Melbourne Cube Day 2013 competition.

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