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2023-08-21 20:17:16

# How to Solve the Pyraminx

Hey guys , since the credit you be here today , I will be teaching you how to solve the pyramids .

The pyramids is a four sided shape that is a triangular pyramidal figure .

So let's mix this up and our tissue has to solve it .

That seems pretty scrambled .

So first thing to do right now is you need to pick a color of which you want to start with .

You can pick any color you want .

I'm gonna choose the color red because I like the color red on the pyramids .

It doesn't matter what color you choose as long as you like it .

So after you choose your color , you need to find the three centerpieces of your color .

The centerpieces are the pieces that are located here on the pyramids on each side .

These are the centerpieces .

So I need three red ones of those and I need to put them all on the same side .

So let's look for one .

Here's one right here .

So just so we can make it more .

So we're gonna turn the corner above each centerpiece so they match red into red or whatever color you had .

So there's one right here we need to get all the other two on the same side .

So right here and here .

So let's look for them .

There is none there .

Oh , here's , there we go .

There's one over here .

I moved it to here , turn its top corner to match it .

I have two out of three now .

So let's find my third one here .

It is .

So the problem now I have is I cannot get this down here because this only turns like this and it's up here .

It's impossible for me to get this down here .

So when you have this situation , what you're gonna do is you're just gonna take these two , you have already placed and turn them up just like that .

But so this will put all of them on the same side or if you didn't have them on the same side , you can just move this over here .

So if this is pretty intuitive , all you need to do is get them all on the same side , it may be really easy and for you or it may take some time for you to get used to it .

So now what you need to do is you need to place all of your edges on your first layer .

So I need to place all my red edges which go here here and here .

So these are the edge pieces .

So let's look in the second layer to see if we have any edge pieces .

I do not have any edge pieces on the second layer .

So my reds on the bottom , I'm supposed to look for red on the second layer , but I didn't find any .

So that means they're all on my first layer .

So all these are wrong , I can see .

So let's just take this and move it up here .

So you need to take one of your edges and move it up on the second layer .

So all you do is turn this up and move it out of the way .

As simple as that , I'll take your edge piece from here and move it on your second layer .

So now we have a red and a blue edge piece on our second layer , we need to get it on to the red and blue where they meet , which is here .

So this and to go here .

So let's put this on the blue side where it's supposed to go .

So you need to hold it where your edge piece you putting in is on the side needs to go in .

So the blue red edge piece is where the blue and red sides meet .

So place that there red side faces towards you and then what you're gonna do now is a simple corner placing algorithm or maneuver .

And if you know how to solve the three by three with like the beginner's method , then you should know this already .

But if not , this is what you do , you turn away from where it's at , pull this up , move that back and pull that down .

That will place your edge just like you place your corners on the three by three .

So let's look on the second layer for another edge piece .

Here we go , we have a red and yellow edge piece .

So I need to put this .

So it's on the other side .

It already is , this is going here .

So I turn it away .

I pull this up , turn it back and pull this down .

So let's look for another one on the second layer , I cannot see one on the second layer and I only have one left .

So here it is , it's on the first layer and it's flipped backwards .

So the green and the red edge piece is in the right spot , but it's just flipped the wrong way .

So we just need to get it on a second layer so we can put it in normal .

So all you do is you need to put this up , take it out of the way and put that down .

So it's on the second layer right here .

We need to have it .

So it's on the green and red side where it meets through on the side already red , facing towards you .

So you turn away from where it's at .

Pull that Cider , turn it back , pull that side down .

All right , you should have your whole entire first layer solved now and it's time to move on to the second layer .

All right , it's not time to move on to the second layer .

So there's four things that could happen here .

A you could have a fully solved cube which is very rare and very unlikely that that's gonna happen .

You look , it's pretty lucky .

So I don't expect that to happen very often .

B you have to use an algorithm which will switch a couple pieces around edge pieces and then C A clockwise or counterclockwise algorithm you have to use to turn all the edge pieces one way or the other or D you have a parody which you'll go back to B and see to do that .

So let's look and see what I have .

And I have uh the B example .

So I have option B .

So I need to do an algorithm to switch a couple pieces around .

What this looks like is you're gonna have two bars of color from on the edge pieces .

One's here , these matches on your face , but the other side doesn't .

And the other one's here , this match son's face and the other side doesn't , then you have the mir version of that , which they'll be on the right instead .

So instead of these bars on the left , you have them on the right .

So when I have these bars of color on the left , I hold it like this , the farthest left one right here and the farthest right one right here .

And you're gonna do this algorithm right here , right down , left down , right up , left up .

And now you've misplaced this edge .

So you need to put it back .

So turn it away from it , pull that up , turn it back and pull that down , that should solve your cube .

And now you are completely done with that .

So the m other mirrored version of that , which looks like this right here is exactly the opposite .

So you have the bars on the right side right here and here .

So I set them on the left .

Now they're on the right .

So on the one , they're on the right , you hold the farthest right one right here and the farthest left bar over here , you're doing the exact same algorithm except you start on the other side .

So now I'm starting on the left side .

So left down , right down , left up , right up , I've misplaced my edge that goes here , I need to place it in .

So turn it away , pull that up , turn it back and pull that down .

So that will solve my cube again .

And so time to move on to another situation you may encounter .

So another one you may encounter is a counterclockwise or clockwise situation .

These look pretty simple compared to the last one .

So what you have here is when you move your things like this , your edges will automatically solve themselves .

So if I turn my second layer this way and all my edges saw themselves that will be a clock clockwise algorithm if I had to turn in that way and they all saw themselves that's counterclockwise the one you'll use .

All right .

So right here , I see that if I turn my second layer this way , I have these all match up .

So I know I'm gonna have to use the clockwise algorithm .

So since I'm turning this way on my algorithm , I'm turned that way .

So it's just the opposite of what they'll solve too .

So here's the algorithm you do if you have the clockwise to situation .

So right up , up , right down , up , right up , up face and right down and that will solve your pyramids .

So , and the other one which is exactly the mirrored version of that will look like this .

So instead of this now turning this way to match , I will be turning the second face that way and all of them are solved now .

So it's the exact same Mired , I'm still using my right side , but instead of turning my top this way , I'm turning it that way .

OK .

So it's turning that way .

So I got right up , up , right down , up , inverted , right up , up , inverted and right down , solve your cube and you will be completely done .

So option D which could occur is your parody .

Your parity is pretty simple to get past and it looks pretty simple too .

Um So your parody uh I started on yellow there .

My , so my colors changed .

Your parody would look like a little different than what the other options would usually look like .

Well , let's say this , what it's gonna look like is you're gonna have one edge piece that's completely solved .

So , let's pretend this is a red and blue one right here .

This one will be completely solved and the other two will not , they'll be switched .

You hold the completely solved one in the back .

OK ?

So let's say this one's completely solved and these two need to be switched .

You hold that in the back and then hold these here .

You'll do any algorithm .

I just taught you any of them .

It doesn't matter and it will fix your parody .

It will bring you to another situation which you do that algorithm you get .

So if I did maybe this one right here where you just switched a few pieces around , then I will get a new situation .

So I actually got the parody here right now .

So this one is solved .

I hold this in the back .

These two need to switch to anyone I want , let's say I want to use the clockwise algorithm to go right up , you inverted , right , right down my bad .

You inverted right up you inverted , then right down .

So now I have a totally new situation .

I have what it looks like to be .

Yep , a two bars of color on the left side .

So I need to do this right here .

Place my corn edge back in and I saw the cut .

So either you'll have the whole thing solved on second layer , you need to switch , you have two bars of color on the right or left , a clockwise or counterclockwise situation or parody , which you just do any of the ones I taught you to fix that is how you solve the pyramids .

And I hope this tutorial helped you .

If anything seems confusing at all , just go back in the video and look at it and try to understand it more .

If you're still confused , maybe just comment in the description below and I'll try to get back to you as fast as I can and show you maybe a more in depth tutorial on how to do it .

So thank you for watching , hit the like button .

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