# How do you simplify #5^2times5^3#?

##### 1 Answer

Jan 3, 2017

#### Explanation:

Based on the exponent product rule, which states that whenever you are multiplying exponents with the same base, you just add the exponents together and solve.

In this case 5 is the base and the numbers 2 and 3 represent the exponent:

Therefore,

After you multiply everything together you'll obtain a value of 3125.