>From mit-eddie!genrad!decvax!dartvax!andyb Tue Oct 25 00:03:36 1983 Relay-Version: version B 2.10.1 6/24/83; site mit-vax.UUCP Path: mit-vax!mit-eddie!genrad!decvax!dartvax!andyb From: andyb@dartvax.UUCP Newsgroups: net.puzzle Subject: Rubik's cube cornered Message-ID: <307@dartvax.UUCP> Date: Tue, 25-Oct-83 00:03:36 EDT Article-I.D.: dartvax.307 Posted: Tue Oct 25 00:03:36 1983 Date-Received: Tue, 25-Oct-83 08:53:25 EDT Lines: 7
It is possible to solve the corners of the Rubik's Cube in no more
than 11 turns. Over 4/5 of all possible patterns can be solved in
9 turns or fewer, but over half take a full 9 turns. Ten turns are
enough to solve more than 99.9% of all scrambled states. (Only
2,644 states require 11 turns).
This from L. John Kelley, solver of the Magic Pyramid.