## Intermediate Algebra (6th Edition)

125$x^{6}$
1. Take the numeral to the 3rd power: $5^{3}$ = 125 2. Take the variable to the 3rd power by multiplying the exponents. 2 x 3 = 6, so $($x^{2}$)^{3}$ = $x^{6}$ 3. Put the two together: 125$x^{6}$