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Find the value of five squared.

Five squared is calculated by
multiplying five by five. Five multiplied by five is equal to
25. Therefore, five squared is equal to
25.

This method can be used to
calculate five cubed, five to the power of four, or five to any power. Five cubed is equal to five
multiplied by five multiplied by five. And five to the power of four is
equal to five multiplied by five multiplied by five multiplied by five.

The exponent or index tells us how
many fives we need to multiply. If the exponent is three, we need
to multiply three fives. When the exponent is four, we need
to multiply four fives. These two calculations give us
answers of 125 and 625.