SAT Math : How to find the solution to a binomial problem

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Example Questions

Example Question #15 : Polynomials

Define an operation  on the set of real numbers as follows:

For all real ,

How else could this operation be defined?

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

, as the cube of a binomial, can be rewritten using the following pattern:

Applying the rules of exponents to simplify this:

Therefore, the correct choice is that, alternatively stated,

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