How to solve a Rubik's cube 5х5 - Step 4

Step 4.

Now the cube is equivalent to the cube 3x3 and it can be applied the formulae for the cube 3x3. In the beginning of this step the centers of the cube should be solved and 3 similar pieces of the side edges should be combined. Their location is not important.

In the end of the step You should have the solved upper cross.

Apply the formulae from the first step for the cube 3x3. Make the upper cross. Find three pieces of the upper cross and locate them on the lower face. Now, depending on how the colors were placed, carry out the procedure shown below.

Variant 1

Variant 2

D R F' R'

Repeat the operation with three remained pieces of the upper cross.

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