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If a cube number by multiplying a cube number make some number, the product will be cube.

For let the cube number A by multiplying the cube number B make C; I say that C is cube.

For let A by multiplying itself make D; therefore D is cube. [IX. 3]

And, since A by multiplying itself has made D, and by multiplying B has made C therefore, as A is to B, so is D to C. [VII. 17]

And, since A, B are cube numbers, A, B are similar solid numbers.

Therefore two mean proportional numbers fall between A, B; [VIII. 19] so that two mean proportional numbers will fall between D, C also. [VIII. 8]

And D is cube; therefore C is also cube [VIII. 23] Q. E. D.

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