Aspects of elegance:
Five-Step Solution Method uses only 3 transforms.
Solves first the corners, then the edges.
First 3 steps solve the 2x2x2 cube with 2 transforms.
Transforms use only the easy Right and Back turns.
Transforms are short, simple, similar, repetitive.
Transforms have simple, direct effects.
Transforms are easy to remember.
Transforms are easy to apply.
Method is conceptually natural, clear, and simple.
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