# How do you write the verbal expression for #3^3#?

##### 1 Answer

May 1, 2016

"Three cubed" or "Three raised to the third power"

#### Explanation:

The analog of a square in different dimensions is:

#0# - a point

#1# - a line segment

#2# - a square

#3# - a cube

The measure (length, area, volume, etc.) of these analogs for an

#0# dimensions (point):#a^0 = 1# - one object (points only have count, no dimension).

#1# dimension (line segment):#a^1 = a# - length#a#

#2# dimensions (square)#a^2# - area#a# squared

#3# dimensions (cube)#a^3# - volume#a# cubed.

So in our example