# How do you simplify 25^(1/2)?

Apr 4, 2018

$5$

#### Explanation:

Fractional exponents: ${a}^{\frac{b}{c}} = {\sqrt[c]{a}}^{b}$

${25}^{\frac{1}{2}} = {\sqrt[2]{25}}^{1} \rightarrow$ A number to the power of 1 is itself

$\sqrt{25}$

$5$