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# How to Calculate Cube Roots in Excel: A Step-by-Step Guide

There are three easy ways to calculate cube roots in Excel: the caret ^ operator, the POWER() function, and custom VBA functions.

Jun 2024 · 6 min read

### Why is calculating cube roots important in data science and engineering?

### Is there a built-in function in Excel specifically for cube roots?

### How can I calculate the cube root of a number in an Excel array formula?

### Is there a performance difference between using the ^ operator and the POWER() function in Excel?

### What should I do if I get a #NUM! error when calculating a cube root?

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