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Steps to factoring this x^3 - 8 ?

I'm only used to factoring out the x when the x is in the equation like x^ + x + x

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    (X*X*X)- 8

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    This is a difference of cubes.

    It should be in your text or notes.
    = (x-2)(x^2 + 2x + 4)


    (test it by expanding my answer)

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