Precalculus (6th Edition) Blitzer

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ISBN 10: 0-13446-914-3
ISBN 13: 978-0-13446-914-0

Chapter 3 - Section 3.1 - Exponential Functions - Exercise Set - Page 451: 98



Work Step by Step

We are asked: 25 to what power gives us the number 5? We know that the square root of 25 is 5 and the square root is the power $1/2$. Thus: $$25^{\frac{1}{2}}=\sqrt{25}=5$$
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