# Chapter 3 - Exponents, Polynomials and Functions - 3.1 Rules for Exponents - 3.1 Exercises - Page 232: 25

The student added together the bases and added together the exponents of the two terms, which is mathematically incorrect. The correct answer is $189$. $5^{3}+2^{6}=125+64=189$

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The student added together the bases and added together the exponents of the two terms, which is mathematically incorrect. $5^{3}+2^{6}=125+64=189$

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