# What is cube notation?

## What is cube notation?

Cubers use letter notations in order to represent the algorithms to solve the cube. These universal notations allow cubers to speak in the same language thereby creating tutorials and multiple methodologies for solving the cube. Cubers use letters to describe the direction in which to spin the cube.

## How do you solve a Rubik’s cube notation?

Cube Notation Each face is represented by a letter. The direction of a given rotation is denoted by the presence or absence of a prime (‘) symbol. R’, L’, U’, D’, F’, or B’ means to turn the corresponding face 90 degrees counterclockwise. R2, L2, U2, D2, F2, or B2 means to turn the corresponding face 180 degrees.

**What is B cube notation?**

Standard 3×3×3 notation F (Front): the side currently facing you. B (Back): the side opposite the front. U (Up): the side above or on top of the front side. D (Down): the side opposite Up or on bottom.

### What is M in cube notation?

Middle Layer Turns Still here are the notations: M (middle): the middle layer parallel to the R & L faces. E (equator): the middle layer parallel to the U & D faces. S (side): the middle layer parallel to the F & B faces.

### What is XYZ in Rubik’s Cube?

The letters X, Y and Z are used to signify cube rotations. X signifies rotating the cube in the R direction. Y signifies the rotation of the cube in the U direction. Z signifies the rotation of the cube on the F direction .

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#### What is D Rubiks Cube notation?

In order to write down sequences of movements on the cube, we use a notation of six main letters: U for Up. D for Down. L for Left. R for Right.

#### What does Ao5 mean in cubing?

Algorithm: A set of moves that produces a desired outcome. Average of 5 (Ao5): An official format for WCA competitions, the average of 5 solves. Higher averages (i.e. Ao12) also exist.

**What is r in cube?**

R (right): the right face. L (left): the left face. U (up): the upper face. D (down): the face opposite to the upper face.