The Math Behind The Rubik’s Cube

Klamath Community College
Talk Abstract
Come hear about the intricacies of the Rubik's Cube! I will discuss the history of God's number, which is the least amount of moves it takes to solve a scrambled Rubik’s Cube. There are many techniques to solve a scrambled Rubik's Cube. One solution technique which can be modeled by group theory will also be discussed in a way that is understandable to college students who have not yet taken abstract algebra. As an added bonus, I will demonstrate solving a Rubik’s Cube in 10 seconds!
Talk Subject
History of Mathematics
Time Slot
Room Number
STAG 162