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Cube root of number

Excel formula: Cube root of number
Generic formula 
=number^(1/3)
Explanation 

To get the cube root of a number, you can use the caret(^) operator with 1/3 as the exponent in a simple formula. In the example shown, the formula in C5 is:

=B5^(1/3)

How this function works

The cube root of a number can be calculated by raising a number to the (1/3). Be sure to wrap the fraction in parentheses.

If this idea is new to you, Khan Academy has great videos on the topic.

With the POWER function

The POWER function can also be used to calculate a cube root of a number by supplying 1/3 as the power argument.

=POWER(A1,1/3)
Author 
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