Cube root of 16 Here we will show you the answer to the cube root of 16 in decimal form and in its simplest radical form. But before that, we start by showing you the cube root of 16 written in mathematical terms:

16

The √ is called the radical symbol, the little 3 is the index which means cube, and 16 is the radicand.

The cube root of 16 is a number (n) that when multiplied by itself twice will equal 16. In other words, the cube root of 16 is the number (n) in the following equation:

n × n × n = 16

16 is the same as 16. Therefore, to solve the problem in Excel or Numbers, you can enter 16^(1/3) to get the answer to the cube root of 16. However, we used a scientific calculator and typed in 16 and then pressed the [∛x] button. We got the following answer:

16 ≈ 2.5198

You can simplify the cube root of 16 if you can make the radicand smaller. This is called the cube root of 16 in its simplest radical form. The answer to the cube root 16 in its simplest form is displayed below:

16 = 2∛2

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