What is 16 cubed? What does 16 cubed mean? What is the answer to 16 cubed? Those are the questions we tackle here!

16 cubed can be written as an exponentiation, where the base is 16 and the exponent is 3, like this:

**16**

^{3}For future reference, note that cubed means that the exponent is 3, regardless of what the base is.

When the exponent is 3 (aka cubed) and the base is 16, you simply multiply 16 by 16 by 16 to get the answer. Here is the math to illustrate:

16 cubed

= 16

^{3}

= 16 x 16 x 16

= 4,096

Therefore, the answer to "What is 16 cubed?" is as follows:

**4,096**

How to remember how to solve 16 cubed: When you get a problem like "What is 16 cubed?", just picture a box where all the sides are 16. The volume of the box is the same as 16 cubed.

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