Cube Number

Cube Number

Figurate number that we can represent by a cube or a sequence of interlocked cubes.

The sequence of cube numbers is: 1, 8, 27, 64, …, n³ where n represents both the rank of the term in the sequence and the number of points on the largest cube in the figure.

Educational Notes

  • It’s important to note that the number 0, which is the cube of the whole number 0, is not a cube number.
  • The sequence of the cubes of natural numbers is: 0, 1, 8, 27, 64, 125, …, n³ where n refers to the whole number with position (n – 1).

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