flip top layer edge piece in 3X3

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flip top layer edge piece in 3X3

Postby sankar_bhatta » Sat Feb 20, 2010 11:37 pm

hi experts,
i want to know the algo for flipping ( not swaping) top layer edge pieces ( opposite to each other) without altering any other piece. is this possible?

thanks
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Re: flip top layer edge piece in 3X3

Postby sankar_bhatta » Sun Feb 21, 2010 1:57 am

hi guys,

i got the algo for this. is there any algo for flipping just one top edge piece without disturbing the remaining cube
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Re: flip top layer edge piece in 3X3

Postby sankar_bhatta » Sun Feb 21, 2010 5:41 pm

hi guys,

no replies :(

can you give algo on how to swap top layer edges, which are adjacent to each other.

thanks
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Re: flip top layer edge piece in 3X3

Postby rubixcuber » Mon Feb 22, 2010 12:24 pm

[quote user='sankar_bhatta']hi guys, i got the algo for this. is there any algo for flipping just one top edge piece without disturbing the remaining cube[/quote]


This one is impossible. No algorithm can flip just a single edge. Also, the case when the single edge is flipped does not count in the 46 quintillion possibilities of the cube.

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Re: flip top layer edge piece in 3X3

Postby borginator2 » Mon Feb 22, 2010 8:20 pm

What they're saying is... no.  We don't have one.  This cube has been
assembled / stickered incorrectly.  You, or someone else has probably
taken the cube apart at some point and not assembled it correctly.



Turn the offending face 45 degrees (so it is diagonal) and then pop our
the edge piece.  You may need a lever to help if the cube is stiff.  I
use a table knife or a flat bladed screwdriver.  Turn the edge over and
snap it back in.
Please take off topic discussion off this forum. Thanks.
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