# What is 5 to the 3rd power?

5 to the 3rd power can be re-written mathematically as 5^{3}.

## Answer: The value of 5 raised to power 3 is 5^{3 }= 125

Let us evaluate 5^{3}

**Explanation:**

5^{3} = 5 × 5 × 5 = 125.

5^{3} can also be understood as 5 cubed.

Whenever a number (x) is multiplied by itself three times, then the resultant answer is known as the cube of that number.