How to solve the Rubik's Cube

in eight simple steps

The Rubik’s Cube is a 3D permutation puzzle invented in 1974 by a Hungarian sculptor named Erno Rubik. Since its introduction to the U.S. market in 1980, the cube has become cultural icon, selling over 350 million by 2009. It is both the world’s top-selling puzzle game and the world’s best selling toy, even being featured in several movies including The Pursuit of Happiness starring Will Smith.

The cube is notoriously difficult to solve for novices. With proper instruction however, the puzzle can be solved by anyone with the right motivation and patience. This essay will teach you how in eight simple steps. Continue reading