# Factoring – Sum and Difference of Two Cubes

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Factoring – Sum and Difference of Two Cubes
Factoring a Sum of Two Cubes Sum (addition) sign Two Cubes

Difference of Two Cubes
Factoring a Difference of Two Cubes Difference (subtraction) sign Two Cubes

Use the following to remember the pattern for both formulas
Use the following to remember the pattern for both formulas. The sum of two cubes will be demonstrated: Write a new binomial without the exponents Use the new binomial to create the trinomial Square the first and last terms of the binomial to create the first and last terms of the trinomial

Use the following to remember the pattern for both formulas
Use the following to remember the pattern for both formulas. The sum of two cubes will be demonstrated: Write a new binomial without the exponents Use the new binomial to create the trinomial Square the first and last terms of the binomial to create the first and last terms of the trinomial

Use the following to remember the pattern for both formulas
Use the following to remember the pattern for both formulas. The sum of two cubes will be demonstrated: Write a new binomial without the exponents Use the new binomial to create the trinomial Square the first and last terms of the binomial to create the first and last terms of the trinomial

Use the following to remember the pattern for both formulas
Use the following to remember the pattern for both formulas. The sum of two cubes will be demonstrated: Write a new binomial without the exponents Use the new binomial to create the trinomial Square the first and last terms of the binomial to create the first and last terms of the trinomial Multiply the terms of the binomial to create the middle term of the trinomial

Use the following to remember the pattern for both formulas
Use the following to remember the pattern for both formulas. The sum of two cubes will be demonstrated: Write a new binomial without the exponents Use the new binomial to create the trinomial Square the first and last terms of the binomial to create the first and last terms of the trinomial Multiply the terms of the binomial to create the middle term of the trinomial

Use the following to remember the pattern for both formulas
Use the following to remember the pattern for both formulas. The sum of two cubes will be demonstrated: Write a new binomial without the exponents Use the new binomial to create the trinomial Square the first and last terms of the binomial to create the first and last terms of the trinomial Multiply the terms of the binomial to create the middle term of the trinomial Signs are opposite

Use the following to remember the pattern for both formulas
Use the following to remember the pattern for both formulas. The sum of two cubes will be demonstrated: Write a new binomial without the exponents Use the new binomial to create the trinomial Square the first and last terms of the binomial to create the first and last terms of the trinomial Multiply the terms of the binomial to create the middle term of the trinomial Signs are opposite

Example 1 Factor: Write as a sum of two cubes Write the binomial without the cubes

Square the first and last terms
Multiply the terms in the binomial Opposite signs

Example 2 Factor: Write as the difference of two cubes Write the binomial without the cubes

Square the first and last terms
Notice that the sign of the last term in the trinomial is always positive

Multiply the terms in the binomial (no sign yet)
Opposite signs

Hint: don’t try to factor the trinomial after factoring the sum or difference of two cubes.
If the greatest common factor has already been taken out, the resulting trinomial cannot be factored using integers.

Example 3 Factor: Write as a sum of two cubes Write the binomial without the cubes

Square the first and last terms
Multiply the terms in the binomial Opposite signs

Example 4 Factor: Write as a difference of two cubes Write the binomial without the cubes

Square the first and last terms
Multiply the terms in the binomial Opposite signs

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