Factoring the Sum and Difference of Two Cubes

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Formula to Factor the Sum of two Cubes
a3 + b3 = (a + b)(a2 − ab + b2)

Formula to Factor the Difference of two Cubes
a3 − b3 = (a − b)(a2 + ab + b2)

Sum and Difference of Cubes
Factoring Cubic functions.
How to factor a expression that has Cubic functions?
Examples:
Factor:
(x3 + 27)
(27x3 - 1000)
Factoring the Sum and Difference of Perfect Cubes
A review of factoring the sum and difference of perfect cubes and two examples.
Example:
Factor (8b3 + 27)
Factor (8b3 - 64)
Factoring the sum or difference of cubes Factoring the sum of cubes and the difference of cubes to help solve polynomial functions.

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