## Intermediate Algebra: Connecting Concepts through Application

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