# What number raised to the 5th power equals 32?

May 2, 2016

$\sqrt[5]{32} = 2$

${2}^{5} = 32$

#### Explanation:

In questions dealing with indices, powers, roots of numbers, it is always useful to express a number as the product of its prime factors. If you know what a number is made up of, you know everything there is to know!

32 = 2x2x2x2x2 = ${2}^{5}$

It will be to your advantage to learn all the powers up to 1000.