1. ## Exponents

Can someone help me with this problem:
5 (3^3) + (5^3) =

2. Originally Posted by bball20
Can someone help me with this problem:
5 (3^3) + (5^3) =
follow the order of operations ...

$5 \cdot 3^3 + 5^3 = 5 \cdot 27 + 125 = 135 + 125 = 260$

3. Originally Posted by bball20
Can someone help me with this problem:
5 (3^3) + (5^3) =
what needs to be done?

I get $5\times 3 \times 3\times 3+ 5\times 5 \times 5 = 5(3^3+5^2)$

Any help??