## anonymous 5 years ago Show the steps to your solution.Find the value of x in the equation 5^x=1/125

1. anonymous

5^x = 1 / 5^3 5^x * 5^3 = 1 5^x * 5^3 = 5^0 x + 3 = 0 x = -3

2. anonymous

$x^{5} = {1 \over 125}$$x = \sqrt[5]{1 \over 125} = ({1 \over 125})^{1/5}$$x = {1 \over 5}$

3. anonymous

I don't think you can write 5^x like x^5!

4. anonymous