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[[Image:BC Solved.jpg|thumb|The 4x4x4 Cube, solved state]]
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[[Image:BC Solved.jpg|thumb|A Rubik's Revenge in its solved position.]]
The '''4x4x4 Cube''' or '''Rubik's Revenge''' is a twistable puzzle in the shape of a cube that is cut in four layers in each of the three axis x, y and z.
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The '''Rubik's Revenge''' (also known as the '''4x4x4 cube''', and normally referred to as the '''4x4x4''' or '''4x4''') is a twistable [[puzzle]] in the shape of a cube that is cut three times along each of three axes. There are two main brands for this puzzle, both of which are popular for [[speedcubing]]: the [[Rubik's]], patented by [[Peter Sebesteny]] in 1983, and the [[East Sheen]], patented by [[Chen Sen Li]] in 1999.
  
There are two main brands of 4x4x4 cubes, the [[Rubik's]] and the [[East Sheen]] and both are popular for [[speedcubing]].
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This puzzle has no fixed centers, but a total of 24 [[center]] pieces, a total of 24 [[edge]] pieces, and 8 [[corner]]s. It has 7.4 x 10^45 positions.
  
 
===See also:===
 
===See also:===
 
* [[4x4x4 Speedsolving Methods]]
 
* [[4x4x4 Speedsolving Methods]]
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* [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rubik's_Revenge The Wikipedia article]
  
 
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Revision as of 18:27, 8 November 2008

A Rubik's Revenge in its solved position.

The Rubik's Revenge (also known as the 4x4x4 cube, and normally referred to as the 4x4x4 or 4x4) is a twistable puzzle in the shape of a cube that is cut three times along each of three axes. There are two main brands for this puzzle, both of which are popular for speedcubing: the Rubik's, patented by Peter Sebesteny in 1983, and the East Sheen, patented by Chen Sen Li in 1999.

This puzzle has no fixed centers, but a total of 24 center pieces, a total of 24 edge pieces, and 8 corners. It has 7.4 x 10^45 positions.

See also:



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