# Video : How to obtain the cube of a number?

You already know the traditional method of obtaining the cube of a number, where you multiply the same number thrice. However, this would takes a lot of time even using criss-cross method of multiplication. In this video tutorial, we will see how to obtain the cube of number using a very interesting mathematical shortcut with its roots from Vedic Maths.

The following video explains how to obtain the cube of any 2-digit number.

In order to use this shortcut, it is important that you know the cube of the number atleast till 10. There is another article here on the same topic where I have explained in greater detail on how to obtain the cube of a number with a number of examples.

The following figure illustrates the complete steps involved:  Using this shortcut, can you obtain the cube root of the following :

• 23
• 34
• 56
• 81

I hope you find this video tutorial useful. If you have any doubts with this tutorial, please leave a comment or contact me, I would be glad to help. Hey, Thanks for dropping by. My name is Kiran Chandrashekhar. I am the founder of SapnaEdu. Apart from SapnaEdu, I am the co-founder & CEO of QLab Technologies. I love Maths and Mathematical Shortcuts. Numbers fascinate me. I will be posting articles on Mathematical Shortcuts, Software Tips, Programming Tips in this website. I love teaching students preparing for various competitive examinations. Read my complete story.
1. neha says: