# How do you solve 5^x =25?

Feb 29, 2016

x=2

#### Explanation:

we can write 25= ${5}^{2}$ from there comparing x comes out to be 2

Feb 29, 2016

$x = 2$

#### Explanation:

Write $25$ as ${5}^{2}$.

${5}^{x} = {5}^{2}$

Since we have the same base, we know that the exponents must equal one another. Thus,

$x = 2$