Question Video: Evaluating an Exponent Mathematics

Find the square of 5.

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Video Transcript

If someone says, find the square of five, what do you think they mean? This is what they mean, five with an exponent of two, five squared. When we’re squaring numbers, we’re multiplying them by themselves. Here, that would be five times five. So, the square of five is 25. Here’s a way to visualize this square, five rows of five, for a total of 25 blocks.

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