## anonymous one year ago The sides of a square are five to the power of two fifths inches long. What is the area of the square? A. five to the power of four fifths square inches B. five to the power of four twenty fifths square inches C. twenty five to the power of four fifths square inches D. twenty five to the power of four twenty fifths square inches

1. anonymous

To calculate the area of the square, multiply$5^{\frac{ 2 }{ 5 }} \times 5^{\frac{ 2 }{ 5 }}$What do you get?

2. triciaal

when you multiply numbers/variables with the same base add the exponents

3. anonymous

Sorry was away for 14 hours I got the question, Thank's to both of you!