I came across this interesting algebra/ arithmetic problem the other day.

$(1 \times 2 \times 3) + 2 = 8 = 2^3$
$(2 \times 3 \times 4) + 3 = 27 = 3^3$
$(3 \times 4 \times 5) + 4 = 64 = 4^3$

Do you think this will always work?

Hint: We can use algebra to prove this cool sequence easily.