# What is 1/3 to the power of 5?

Exponent is a very important concept in mathematics that makes our calculations easier and can be useful to represent very large numbers in shorter forms.

## Answer: 1/3 to the power of 5 is (1/3)^{5} = 1/243.

Let's understand the solution.

**Explanation:**

We can write 1/3 to the power of 5 as (1/3)^{5}.

Now, (1/3)^{5}^{ }= (1/3) × (1/3) × (1/3) × (1/3) × (1/3) = 1/243.

### Hence, 1/3 to the power of 5 is (1/3)^{5} = 1/243.

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