# SOLUTION: How do you factor: x^3 - 8 (x cubed minus 8)

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Linear-systems Question 6670: How do you factor: x^3 - 8 (x cubed minus 8)Found 2 solutions by Earlsdon, ThreeLs:Answer by Earlsdon(6287)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!You'll notice that the given expression is the difference of two cubes: x^3 and 2^3 The difference of two cubes is factored as follows: In the given expression: A = x and B = 2 Answer by ThreeLs(3)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!First factor out the cube root of and the cube root of 8. That gives you a binomial times a trinomial. That trinomial cannot be factored anymore.