# How to express 5 to the power of 3?

Power, in exponents, is defined as the total number of times we use the number in a multiplication. For example, 2 to the power 3 means 2 is multiplied 3 times.

## Answer: 5 to the power of 3 can be expressed as 5^{3} = 5 × 5 × 5

Let us proceed step by step to write 5 to the power of 3.

**Explanation:**

The two important terms used frequently in exponents are base and powers.

To find 5 to the power of 3, we can write it in the exponent form as 5^{3 }where 5 is the base and 3 is the power. Power should always be written on top of the base.

It means 5 is multiplied 3 times. So, 5 × 5 × 5 = 125 or 5^{3}