Can you factor this?

X^3-64

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- Sep 19th 2012, 07:36 PMDiotesPre-cal factoring
Can you factor this?

X^3-64 - Sep 19th 2012, 07:43 PMMarkFLRe: Pre-cal factoring
Hint: Try expressing 64 as a cube, then use the difference of cubes formula.

- Sep 19th 2012, 07:44 PMHallsofIvyRe: Pre-cal factoring
(a- b)(a^2+ ab+ b^2)= a^3- b^3

64= 4^3