I hope this is in the right place. There probably is a very simple answer to the question I have but here goes.
I understand raising to the power but I don't understand the two following statements that are in my programming book; more specifically I do not know how I would write them down on paper.
Five raised to the first power of 2 is 25
Five raised to the second power of 2 is 125
It's confusing me because I know 5^2 is 25 and that 5^3 is 125 so how can "Five raised to the second power of 2 be 125" and how would I express it in laymans terms?
My math isn't great so please keep it simplish!
And thanks in advance!