Here’s an example of a **SPEED MATH** shortcut for **CUBING NUMBERS NEAR 1000 : (Cub) Nr1000 ** from the **CUBING AND CUBE ROOTS** category.

**When can I use this method?**

For cubing numbers near 1000.

The number can be either < or > 1000.

One can use this method to cube numbers away from 1000 as long as it is comfortable to cube the difference portions.

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** Download Practice sheet for CUBING NUMBERS NEAR 1000**

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**Notes –**

- This method uses the concept (1000 + a)3 = [(1000 + 3a) 10002] + [(3a2) 1000] + [a3], where ‘(1000 + a)’ is the number near 1000 and ‘a’ is the difference.
- Whenever the number is more than 1000, the difference is written as positive (+ve).
- Whenever the number is less than 1000, the difference is written as negative (-ve).

**Related Shortcuts –**

Cubing Numbers near 10: (Cub) Nr10

Cubing Numbers near 100: (Cub) Nr100

Cubing 2-digit Numbers near a Base: (Cub) NrB2

Cubing 3-digit Numbers near a Base: (Cub) NrB3

Cubing 4-digit Numbers near a Base: (Cub) NrB4

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