Cube Sequences

Cube Sequences

Basic GCSE(F)

The cube of each number is given by multiplying it by itself, then multiplying it by itself again: For example, 43 = 4 x 4 x 4 = 64.

The cubes of numbers can form a sequence:

Term12345...
1323334353...
Value182764125...

Examples

1. What is the value of the 6th term in the sequence of cubic numbers?

Answer: 216

6 x 6 x 6 = 216

2. Is 333 a cubic number?

Answer: No

6 x 6 x 6 = 216. 7 x 7 x 7 = 343.