mr fantastic MHF Hall of Fame Dec 2007 16,948 6,768 Zeitgeist May 17, 2010 #2 VMM said: Factor 16x^3-2 completely. Click to expand... 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.

VMM said: Factor 16x^3-2 completely. Click to expand... 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.