Sums of Cubes (VIDEO!)

What is 1^3 + 2^3 + 3^3 + …+n^3? Glad you asked!

This video answers this specific question using nothing more than a grade-three multiplication table. It is not the most exciting of videos as one should talk about all the different sums of powers (will do .. eventually!) but I do ask some zinger of some questions at the end just to keep us on our toes.

Sums of Cubes


    QUADRATICS, Permutations and Combinations, EXPLODING DOTS, and more!

    Written for educators - and their students too! - this website, slowly growing, takes all the content Tanton has developed in his books, videos, and workshops, and organizes it into short, self-contained, and complete, curriculum units proving that mathematics, at all points of the school curriculum, can be joyous, fresh, innovative, rich, deep-thinking, and devoid of any rote doing! Let's teach generations of students to be self-reliant thinkers, willing to flail and to use their common sense to "nut their way" through challenges, to assess and judge results, and to adjust actions to find success. (Great life skills!)


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