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Rubik's cube solvingThis page explains how to solve a 5x5x5 cube. Every cube of higher order than 3x3x3 involves reducing the cube to a 3x3x3 cube, and then solving for that. You'll potentially encounter parity problems you'll have to fix. Luckily, they are easier to solve than the parity problems of the even cubes. Each side is made up of 9 centers, 12 edges, and 4 corners. With 6 sides this makes for 54 centers, 72 edges, and 24 corners, for a grand total of 150 faces. Each center is alone, each edge is paired with 1 other edge, and each corner is paired with 2 other corners. This makes for a grand total of 54 + 36 + 8 = 98 blocks. The pictures show you how to go about solving the cube. The solution assumes you have at least some basic knowledge of how to handle the cube, so not all of the basic steps are shown. Make sure you always have the exact correct orientation or the supplied moves will not work properly. Please note that I often choose to include rotatating the outer layer, even though only an inner layer needs to be rotated. For instance, 2R instead of 2R. This can't always be done, but where possible it is to make rotating the cube easier. Remember to first check the General instructions page if you're new to my solutions. 
Steps to solve the 5x5x5 cube

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