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Step 2


Legend



R = Clockwise turn of right face

R' = Counterclockwise turn of right face

R'' = Half turn of right face

The second step is to get the cube looking like this:You need to be able to view the pictures


You are going to now be solving the DOWN corners. When doing this, there are only four different places for the corner to be. It can be in the top layer in 3 different rotations, or it can be in the bottom layer. If the corner is in the top layer, find the DOWN color, and notice which side of the cube it is on. You might have to turn the UP face a few times to get the 3 colors on the corner to match with the 3 colors on the DOWN, FRONT, and RIGHT faces. If this is confusing, look at the figures (Remember that white is the down color). So, go ahead and decide which picture applys, and use the sequence of turns in the caption.

Now, you are probably wondering what to do if the piece you want is in the bottom layer, but twisted the wrong way, or in the wrong place. Well, all you have to do is pick a wrong piece in the UP layer, and use one of the sequences above to place the wrong piece where the piece you want is currently located. Now the piece you want is in the top layer and you already know how to do that.

Only solve three of the corners. You can solve the fourth if you want, but the next step will mess it up, so don't waste your time. We will call this unsolved corner the "working corner," and donate it by the letters "WC."

Getting the hang of it?

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