1. ## Factoring

Factor 16x^3-2 completely.

2. Originally Posted by VMM
Factor 16x^3-2 completely.
16x^3 - 2 = 2(8x^3 - 1) and note that 8x^3 - 1 = (2x)^3 - 1^3 which can be easily factorised using the difference of two cubes formula.