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How short can 2x2 optimal scrambles get!

ianini

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Session average: 5.55
1. (6.91) U' F R' U' R2 F U'
2. 5.80 F2 U' F2 R F R' F2 R2 U'
3. 5.34 F' U F U2 F U2 R' F U2
4. (1.11) F U2 R :eek:
5. 5.50 R F' R' F2 R U2 R F2 U2
I got this from qqTimer. I think this is the shortest 2x2 scramble ever.
Edit: I'm sorry for the sub-forum. I'd rather be safe than sorry.
 

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Moves: Positions:
0 1
1 9
2 54
3 321
4 1847
5 9992
6 50136
7 227536
8 870072
9 1887748
10 623800
11 2644

This is using the half turn metric by the way.
From this table you can see that most positions on a 2x2x2 cube need a maximum of 10 moves to get to. That's why scrambles can be so short.
 

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Moves: Positions:
0 1
1 9
2 54
3 321
4 1847
5 9992
6 50136
7 227536
8 870072
9 1887748
10 623800
11 2644

This is using the half turn metric by the way.
From this table you can see that most positions on a 2x2x2 cube need a maximum of 10 moves to get to. That's why scrambles can be so short.
False.
 

Zane_C

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Moves: Positions:
0 1
1 9
2 54
3 321
4 1847
5 9992
6 50136
7 227536
8 870072
9 1887748
10 623800
11 2644

This is using the half turn metric by the way.
From this table you can see that most positions on a 2x2x2 cube need a maximum of 10 moves to get to. That's why scrambles can be so short.
False.
Really? how so?
 
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