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You didn't include any instructions so I am going to assume that you are to factor this expression.
To factor you need to be really familar with the numbers and factoring patterns. For example, in your expression,
I don't know what patterns you have seen in your lessons on factoring but I see another pattern here. Since 2 3 = 8 the expression 8x 3 + 1 = (2x) 3 + 1 3 can be factored as a sum of cubes.Chers,