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Factoring the Sum and Difference of Two Cubes

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Examples, videos, worksheets, solutions, and activities to help Grade 9, Algebra students learn how to factor the sum of two cubes and the difference of two cubes.

The following diagrams show how to factor the sum or difference of two cubes. Scroll down the page for more examples and solutions of using the formula to factor the sum of cubes or the difference of cubes.
Sum or Difference of cubes

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)

Factoring Difference and Sum of Cubes
Factoring by Grouping.



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