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# Edexcel maths questions *last minute questions*

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1. Why Is 5 root 5=... 5^1.5?????

2. root 5 is equal to 5^1/2
and when you are multiplying you add the powers so
5^1 x 5^1/2 = 5^3/2 which is the same as 5 to the power of 1.5
3. (Original post by zara_ruby)
root 5 is equal to 5^1/2
and when you are multiplying you add the powers so
5^1 x 5^1/2 = 5^3/2 which is the same as 5 to the power of 1.5
Thank you!

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