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# Is B an integer? (1) B^3 is an integer

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Is B an integer?

(1) B^3 is an integer
(2) B^(1/3) is an integer
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Is B an integer?

(1) B^3 is an integer --> B certainly can be an integer but it also can be cube root of an integer, for istance $$\sqrt[3]{5}$$ or$$\sqrt[3]{7}$$. Not sufficient.

(2) (B) ^ 1/3 is an integer --> $$\sqrt[3]{B}=integer$$ --> $$B=integer^3=integer$$. Sufficient.

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