A number taken to the power 3 is said to be cubed, so is called " cubed." This terminology derives from the fact that the volume of a cube of edge length is given by , hence the operation taking a cube's edge length to its volume is known as "cubing" and the quantity derived from by cubing is known as " cubed."

# Cubed

## See also

3, Cube Root, Cubic Equation, Cubic Polynomial, Squared## Explore with Wolfram|Alpha

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Weisstein, Eric W. "Cubed." From *MathWorld*--A
Wolfram Web Resource. https://mathworld.wolfram.com/Cubed.html