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# What happens when you cube a negative number?

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The same thing as cubing any other number; the number in question (the base) is multiplied by itself three times. In case of a negative base, the result will always be negative, but the rule is the same.

Example:

(-4)³ = (-4)(-4)(-4) = -64

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