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# factor this...?

64 a cube + 1

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- 1 decade agoFavorite Answer
You can use the following formula:

x^3+y^3=(x+y)(x^2-xy+y^2) where x^3=64a^3 and y^3=1.

So x=4a and y=1, now plug in.

This factors to (4a+1)(16a^2-4a+1)

Source(s): math teacher

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