Cube Root

Definition: This is the number that multiplies itself twice to give a specified value. That is a is the cube root of a*a*a.

Here are common cube roots:

cube root

Example: Find the cube root of 8, ³√8.


Step 1: List the factors of 8. They are 1, 2, 4, 8.

Step 2: Determine which factor multiplies itself twice to get 8.

Here, that is 2 because 2*2*2 = 8.

³√8 = 2

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