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3x3x3 Solution 1, Bottom Layer Corners

REMEMBER:  Before starting any algorithm, make sure that the front (dark grey) face is facing you and the top layer is on the top.

The aim of this section is to take you from this to this completing the bottom layer

The Corners

For the purpose of this exercise I will use the red, yellow and blue corner. Position the corner directly above the place you wish to put the corner as indicated below.

The following algorithm 1 and 2, move the corner from the top layer to the bottom layer when the yellow face on the corner is on a side face of the cube.

1.   2.
Front face dark grey.   Front face dark grey.
 
F' U' F
Front face
Anti-clock
Up face
Anti-clock
Front face
Clockwise
 
F U F'
Front face
Clockwise
Up face
Clockwise
Front face
Anti-clock

The following algorithms move the corner to the top layer with the yellow face of the corner on a side face of the cube so you can perform 1 or 2 above. Even though you achieve the corner on the top layer with it's yellow face on a side face of the cube on the first move you must complete the algorithm to ensure that the disturbed edge on the bottom layer has been restored to its correct position.

5.   6.   7.   8.
Front face dark grey.   Front face dark grey.   Front face dark grey.   Front face dark grey.
     
R U' R'
Right face
Clockwise
Up face
Anti-clock
Right face
Anti-clock
 
R U R'
Right face
Clockwise
Up face
Clockwise
Right face
Anti-clock
 
R U R'
Right face
Clockwise
Up face
Clockwise
Right face
Anti-clock
 
L' U' L
Left face
Anti-clock
Up face
Anti-clock
Left face
Clockwise

Follow the instructions on this page to correctly place all of the bottom layer corners.

When you have all four bottom layer corners in their correct position you are ready to solve the 3x3x3 Equator Layer

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