# Math Help - Word Problem

1. ## Word Problem

The Cube of a number divided by nine equals three.

Is this right

x^2/9=3

Please explain well

2. Originally Posted by frankpham12
The Cube of a number divided by nine equals three.

Is this right

x^2/9=3

Please explain well
Cube (=3) so $\frac{x^3}{9} = 3$

3. well fist off if its a cube, it would be $x^3/9 = 3$
$x^3 = 9*3$
$x^3 = 9*3$
$x^3 =27$
$x = 3$

4. ## oops

ha i messed up the cube with the squared