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# If 5^x = 8, what is 125^x ?

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If 5^x = 8, what is 125^x ?

Is the solution 200?

Could someone let me know the best approach to solve?

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If 5^x = 8, what is 125^x ?

Is the solution 200?

Could someone let me know the best approach to solve?

Thanks

$$125^x=(5^3)^x=5^{3x}=(5^x)^3=8^3=512$$.

Hope it's clear.

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gabrieldoria wrote:
If 5^x = 8, what is 125^x ?

Is the solution 200?

Could someone let me know the best approach to solve?

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Whatever method Bunuel used is the best.

If the options were present in this question, it would had been interesting finding out the answer in another way
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