Factor a sum of cubes
By: Toby Heaton
8/23//2019
Follow the directions to find the missing information in each problem. Be sure to show all work
leading to your answers and simplify your answers whenever possible.
1.
A shipping company offers various sized shipping boxes to its customers. Some of these boxes
are cube-shaped, with equal height, width, and depth. As part of an upcoming sales
promotion, the company will offer two cube-shaped boxes for the price of one.
A.
Write an expression to represent the total volume of two different sized boxes as a sum of
cubes if one of the boxes has sides with a length of 1 foot and the other has sides with a length
of x feet.

B.
Factor the sum of cubes