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Concept of Cube Number

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Cube numbers: Numbers obtained when a number is multiplied by itself three times are known as cube numbers.

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Cubes Number:

If a natural number m can be expressed as n3, where n is also a natural number, then m is called the cube number of n.

For Example,
1 = 1 × 1 × 1 = 13; 8 = 2 × 2 × 2 = 23; 27 = 3 × 3 × 3 = 33.

Numbers obtained when a number is multiplied by itself three times are known as cube numbers.

53 = 5 × 5 × 5 = 125, therefore 125 is a cube number.

These are called perfect cubes or cube numbers.

Number Cube Number Cube
1 1 11 1331
2 8 12 1728
3 27 13 2197
4 64 14 2744
5 125 15 3375
6 216 16 4096
7 343 17 4913
8 512 18 5832
9 729 19 6859
10 1000 20 8000

After observing cube number, we say that

  • If a number is odd, then its cube number's unit digit is also odd.

  • If a number is even, then its cube number's unit digit is also even.

Cubes Relation with Cube Numbers:

  • Figures which have 3-dimensions are known as solid figures.

  • A cube is a solid figure which has all its sides equal.

  • For example, To make a bigger cube of unit side. We arrange a total of 27 units to make a cube of 3 units. Similarly, a cube of 5 units will have 125 such unit cubes.


Example

Find the cube of 17.

173 = 17 × 17 × 17 = 4913.

Example

Find the cube of (-6).

(-6)3 = (-6) × (-6) × (-6) = -216.

Example

Find the cube of `(-2/5)`.

`(-2/5)^3 = (-2/5) xx (-2/5) xx (-2/5) = -8/125.`

Example

Find the cube of (1.2).

(1.2)3 = 1.2 × 1.2 × 1.2 = 1.728

Example

Find the cube of (0.02).

(0.02)3 = 0.02 × 0.02 × 0.02 = 0.000008.

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