Find all School-related info fast with the new School-Specific MBA Forum

It is currently 12 Oct 2015, 23:44
GMAT Club Tests


GMAT Club Daily Prep

Thank you for using the timer - this advanced tool can estimate your performance and suggest more practice questions. We have subscribed you to Daily Prep Questions via email.

for You

we will pick new questions that match your level based on your Timer History

Your Progress

every week, we’ll send you an estimated GMAT score based on your performance


we will pick new questions that match your level based on your Timer History

Not interested in getting valuable practice questions and articles delivered to your email? No problem, unsubscribe here.

Events & Promotions

Events & Promotions in June
Open Detailed Calendar

(a^3 + b^3 + c^3)

  Question banks Downloads My Bookmarks Reviews Important topics  
Author Message
Joined: 07 Jan 2013
Posts: 5
Followers: 0

Kudos [?]: 3 [0], given: 0

CAT Tests
(a^3 + b^3 + c^3) [#permalink] New post 07 Jul 2013, 22:46
This post was
Is there any shortcut on how to quickly simplify this expression (a^3 + b^3 + c^3) into this form (a+b+c)(a^2+b^2+c^2-ab--bc-ac)+3abc
Expert Post
Math Expert
User avatar
Joined: 02 Sep 2009
Posts: 29852
Followers: 4921

Kudos [?]: 53922 [0], given: 8257

Re: (a^3 + b^3 + c^3) [#permalink] New post 07 Jul 2013, 22:56
Expert's post
User avatar
Affiliations: GMATQuantum
Joined: 19 Apr 2009
Posts: 510
Followers: 84

Kudos [?]: 323 [0], given: 7

Re: (a^3 + b^3 + c^3) [#permalink] New post 08 Jul 2013, 23:47
Factorization of expressions involving cubic terms is outside the scope of GMAT quantitative. I have not seen a single official question that requires such factorization and I am pretty certain that these types of problems would not be tested on the GMAT.


New!2016 OFFICIAL GUIDE FOR GMAT REVIEW: 450 Free Video Explanations.

GMAT Club Legend
GMAT Club Legend
User avatar
Joined: 09 Sep 2013
Posts: 6777
Followers: 368

Kudos [?]: 83 [0], given: 0

Premium Member
Re: (a^3 + b^3 + c^3) [#permalink] New post 16 Apr 2015, 16:44
Hello from the GMAT Club BumpBot!

Thanks to another GMAT Club member, I have just discovered this valuable topic, yet it had no discussion for over a year. I am now bumping it up - doing my job. I think you may find it valuable (esp those replies with Kudos).

Want to see all other topics I dig out? Follow me (click follow button on profile). You will receive a summary of all topics I bump in your profile area as well as via email.

GMAT Books | GMAT Club Tests | Best Prices on GMAT Courses | GMAT Mobile App | Math Resources | Verbal Resources

Re: (a^3 + b^3 + c^3)   [#permalink] 16 Apr 2015, 16:44
    Similar topics Author Replies Last post
In the xy-coordinate system, if (a,b) and (a+3,b+k) are two alimad 0 16 Feb 2015, 06:57
3/ If each term in the sum a1 + a2 + a3 +....+an is either 7 yezz 5 15 Oct 2006, 08:53
Display posts from previous: Sort by

(a^3 + b^3 + c^3)

  Question banks Downloads My Bookmarks Reviews Important topics  

GMAT Club MBA Forum Home| About| Privacy Policy| Terms and Conditions| GMAT Club Rules| Contact| Sitemap

Powered by phpBB © phpBB Group and phpBB SEO

Kindly note that the GMAT® test is a registered trademark of the Graduate Management Admission Council®, and this site has neither been reviewed nor endorsed by GMAC®.