# Cubed Symbol (Superscript Three)

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HTML Meaning
³ `&sup3;`
`&#179;`
`U+B3`
Cubed Symbol
Also known as Superscript Three, this symbol is commonly used in mathematics, science, and engineering to indicate the cubing of a number or variable.

### What is the Cubed Symbol?

The Cubed Symbol, represented by ³, is primarily used in mathematics, science, and engineering to denote the cube of a number or variable.

### Formula and Calculations Involving the Cubed Symbol

The Cubed Symbol (³) is used to signify the cubing operation in mathematics, which involves multiplying a number by itself twice. The formula to represent cubing is:

`x³ = x × x × x`

Examples of Using the Cubed Symbol:

• For the number 2: `2³ = 2 × 2 × 2 = 8`
• For the number 3: `3³ = 3 × 3 × 3 = 27`

### Alternative Methods to Represent the Cubed Symbol

• Google Sheets and Excel: You can use `^3` in formulas to indicate cubing. For example, `2^3 = 8`.
• Google Search: If you're trying to use the ³ symbol in a Google search, you can simply type "cubed" or use "^3" to represent the concept. For example, searching for `2^3` will yield results related to the cube of 2.
• Spotlight (Mac): You can use `^3` to perform cube calculations directly in the search bar. For example, typing `2^3` will display the result as 8.

### Applications and Unique Uses of the Cubed Symbol

The Cubed Symbol (³) has various applications and unique uses:

• Mathematics: Indicates the cube of a number or variable.
• Science: Used in formulas to denote cubed terms.
• Units: Used in unit descriptions, like m³ for cubic meters.
• Programming: Occasionally used in code to represent cubed terms.

### How to Type the Cubed Symbol Using Keyboard Shortcuts, Alt Codes, and LaTeX

• Windows: Hold down the Alt key and type `0179` on the numeric keypad, then release the Alt key.
• Mac: Press Option + 00B3.
• Linux: Press Ctrl + Shift + u, then type `00B3` and press Enter.
• HTML: Use the named entity `&sup3;` or the numeric entity `&#179;`.
• LaTeX: To type the Cubed Symbol in LaTeX, use the command `^{3}`.