# Message #1077

From: Jonathan Mecias <jonathan.mecias001@mymdc.net>

Subject: Re: [MC4D] edge algorithms

Date: Mon, 26 Jul 2010 19:41:37 -0400

Cris is right, but if you think you can not solve it now, relax and let the

solution come. You are very young and smart! Try thinking about a problem

right before you go to bed. I know you can do it!!!

On Mon, Jul 26, 2010 at 10:25 AM, Chris Locke <project.eutopia@gmail.com>wrote:

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> I don’t want to be the one to say this, but you can’t expect us to walk you

> through every step in a solve. Play around with it, try out all kinds of

> commutators and/or conjugates, use macros you used for fixing faces, take a

> break, and try again later. You should realize that the algorithm for

> solving 3D edges is not going to work on the 4D edges, because 4D edges are

> made of 3c pieces, not 2c. Using 3D methods, one should be able to fix

> centers and faces of a 4D cube with a little refinement, but edges require

> something more. If we just gave you macros for fixing the edges, then we’d

> basically be solving it for you at this stage.

>

> 2010/7/25 deustfrr <deustfrr@yahoo.ca>

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>> Does anybody know how to do algorithms for edges without affecting the

>> faces? you can do d R F’ R’ F d’ on a 4X4X4 and swap two edges, but you

>> can’t do the same thing on 4^4 without swapping 2 more edges and 2 faces.

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