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2023-08-19 20:34:52

How to Solve a 3x3x3 Rubik's Cube - Easiest Tutorial (Yellow Corners)

Hey guys , what is up Rubik's life here ?

Welcome back to the video today .

In this video , I'm going to be showing you guys how to solve the Rubik's cube by showing you the last step which is orienting and positioning your yellow corners .

OK .

So let's just jump straight into this .

So in the last video I showed you guys how to solve your yellow cross and solve them for all the side pieces .

So you all the side colors matched perfectly .

Now , in this video , I'm gonna show you how to get the corner pieces into the correct spots and orient them .

So the yellow is on top and your whole Rubik's cube is finally solved .

Now , this video only contains two algorithms and they are very simple algorithms , but you need to follow them very , very carefully .

Otherwise your Rubik's cube could get messed up in the video .

I made a long time ago like several , several months ago .

Uh I had a lot of complaints in the comments saying that they messed up the Rubik's cube where the algorithm didn't work .

And so I came back and made this video directly uh on this step .

So I can go more in depth and try to help you guys out .

Now , the first step in solving this is making sure your cross is perfect .

So making sure all yellow is on top and all of the colors are good on the sides .

Now , the second step is trying to position your corner pieces and by position , I mean putting the actual block in the right spot .

So you can see this corner piece is blue and red , but this side is orange and blue .

And so this piece is not in the right position .

Now , this piece is blue and orange in the green and orange side .

So this isn't in the right position .

However , this piece is green and red and it's on the green and red side .

So this is in the correct position .

And then this last one is green and orange on the blue and red side , which means this one also is not in the correct position .

Now , positioning your pieces is not very difficult .

It's just how it's gonna take a little bit of time and you're gonna have to be patient and making sure you go through the algorithm correctly .

Otherwise , it could cause you to mess up your bottom layers and have to start all over again , which is not fun and very frustrating , especially if you're just learning how to do it .

OK .

So the first step is to look for a piece that is in the correct position .

So I've already found mine .

It's this green and red piece .

If you don't have any that is OK .

If you have more than one , then just choose one .

But uh I have one piece here and all three of these are incorrect .

So I'm gonna put my soft piece in the bottom right hand side .

So right here , now , what I'm gonna do next is I'm going to do this algorithm and I'm gonna put it up on screen and then just carefully follow along and make sure you do every single step .

Or else you could mess up your Rubik's cube .

So put your solved piece or if you have no solved pieces , it doesn't matter which way you're holding the cube .

But if you have a solved piece , put it in the bottom right , right here and do this algorithm .

Ur U prime L prime you R prime U prime L .

And now what that algorithm does is it rotates three , these three corners and uh that way your solved piece stays the same and your other piece , uh your other corners are um switching around until they get into the right position .

So in this case , that put all of mine in the correct position .

So I've got this one is in the correct one .

This one obviously is correct .

This one is correct and the one I started with was now I'm gonna go back later in this video and show you guys some other cases .

But for now , I'm just gonna go ahead and solve this cube and then I'm gonna go back with a different case and I'm gonna keep going and showing you guys different possibilities that you can get .

So now the next step is orienting your corners .

And what orienting means is it's gonna rotate the cube itself and make , make all those pieces have the yellow on top , have the colors matching on the sides .

So what you wanna do is you wanna , the only time you're gonna rotate your cube is right now .

So you're gonna turn the cube until you have a piece that's not oriented correctly in this bottom right corner .

And this is the most tedious step , but you need to do this correctly or it will mess up your cube and need to follow along very , very closely .

It is only four steps .

This algorithm only has four moves , but you're gonna have to do it over and over again .

So what this algorithm is gonna do is it's gonna move this piece down here and it's gonna eventually start rotating it around until the yellow is on the top .

Now , I'm gonna do this carefully and then you need to not touch your cube after that and keep holding it because if you rotate your cube or turn it at all , it's gonna mess it up So what you need to do is do this algorithm R prime D prime R D .

As you can see , it looks like we completely messed up the cube , but I promise you that is not what's happening now .

This piece is down here .

But like I said , do not move your cube otherwise you'll get lost and confused .

And then what you need to do is just keep doing that algorithm over and over again until your yellow piece comes up here on top .

So do our prime D prime R D and that D move at the bottom is so so important .

If you do not do that , it will definitely mess up your cube .

Now , as you can see , we've done a full rotation and now this piece is over here instead of right here .

So we have to do that algorithm two more times , I think in order to get this on the top .

So once again , carefully do our prime D prime or D and now it's right here .

It is so close .

You need to do one more time and you'll have it up here .

So you'll do our prime D prime or D and you're wondering why I do this , but this resets your white cross on the bottom .

As you can see it sets this , if I don't do it , then the bottom is messed up .

So make sure you do that D move .

That is so so important .

But now do not turn your cube , you still need to have it on the same face .

So for me , I started on the blue , my left hand never moves .

It's gonna stay in the same spot .

That way I don't lose my place and I don't mess up the cube .

Now , this piece is solved correctly , but you do not rotate your cube and do the same algorithm again .

That will mess up the bottom .

What you need to do is take the top piece and just rotate it 90 degrees like that .

So you have your next corner .

So uh once again , do not turn it , but just rotate this top piece into the bottom , right ?

So you can do that algorithm once again .

Now , it looks like we're gonna have to do this 1 16 times , I think because uh two times or no eight times because four and then four .

So we're gonna have to do this algorithm quite a bit for this one because it's in the front , but stay with it , you will do it and then it'll be so good once your cube is solved .

So do our prime D prime R D .

Once again , R prime D prime are D and now it's right here .

It's so close .

Do it one more time R prime D prime RD .

And now it's down here .

So one more time R prime D prime RD .

And now look , it's , this is solved and all you have to do is one more corner .

I know it looks like a mess down here , but don't focus on that .

You're only focusing on this top part right here .

You are so close and it's , you're gonna make it .

It's all right .

Just one more time .

Rotate this top layer again .

Again , do not rotate your cube , turn this top layer only and do this one more time R prime D prime RD , R prime D prime RD .

And now the piece is right here , R prime D prime RD .

And now it's down here .

So one more time R prime D prime R D and now look at that , all you have to do is just rotate this top layer .

And now your Rubik's cube is soft .

OK ?

So I've just set up my cube one last time just to show you guys another case that I just happened to get , I've already solved the bottom two layers and solved the yellow cross with all my pieces correctly .

And now we're going to go ahead and go back to the step of positioning your yellow corners .

Now , once again , you got to search and try to find a piece that's in the correct position .

So this one is not because it's red and green on the orange and blue .

This one is red and blue on the green and orange .

This one is orange and blue and this one .

So all of these are incorrect .

So in this case , you can do whichever side you'd like .

I'm gonna do the green side because I like that color a lot on this cube .

It looks pretty good .

So I'm gonna go ahead and do that algorithm .

I'll put it up on screen and then just follow along with me .

You're gonna do you ru prime L prime ur prime U prime L and that is a long algorithm but you will get used to it .

You'll get uh muscle memory for me .

It's just really quick .

I also don't use this method but this is for beginners .

So this is uh the simplest way I can put it for you guys .

So now if you look around your cube , you oh we do have a solved one .

So this is in the correct position .

This one is not , this one is not and neither is this one .

So put your soft piece in the bottom , right and do that algorithm one more time .

Uru prime L prime Ur prime U prime L and now all your corners should be uh correctly positioned .

Now , those are the only two cases I'm gonna go over .

If you have any more questions , please leave them down in the comments section down below .

Also , you can go to my Instagram and send me a picture uh and I'll look through it and I'll try to help you guys the best I can .

If you have another case , you're confused , you can just send me a picture on Instagram and I will do my best to get back to you and help you out .

But now we're gonna go and try to orient these corners in this case , we got lucky .

We have two already done .

So we're gonna have to do that obnoxious orienting algorithm way less this time .

And again , once you pick a side , you staying on this side , you cannot rotate your cube anymore .

It is locked in place .

So you're gonna put your un oriented piece in the bottom right and do this algorithm R prime D prime RDR , prime D prime RDR prime D prime RD .

And now it's down here one more time .

R prime D prime RD .

Now don't turn the cube , you need to rotate this top layer until your unsolved piece is in that right side right here and do it one more time .

And you should have the cube solved R prime D prime RD .

Now it's down here .

So one more time R prime D prime RD .

And now all you have to do is just rotate this top layer until it matches .

And there you go .

You have a solved Rubik's cube .

So thank you guys so much for watching this video .

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