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What are some good methods for solving a Rubik's cube?

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There are many ways to solve the Rubik’s cube, such as the Waterman method or Fridrich method. These methods are complex and are meant for speed solving competitions. There are also slower, but less technically difficult methods suitable for beginners.

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The Waterman method requires solving the corners of the cube first, then the edges and the middle cubes. The method is difficult to learn because there are a lot of algorithms to memorize.

The Fridrich method is named after Jessica Fridrich, who shares the credit for developing it with four other solvers. Solving by this method starts with forming a cross on one of the faces of the cube. This method is considered to be easy to understand, compared to other speed methods.

The Fridrich method is named after Jessica Fridrich, who shares the credit for developing it with four other solvers. Solving by this method starts by forming a cross on one of the faces of the cube. This method is easier to understand than other speed methods.

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