Let’s solve another critical challenge problem! This *mathematical puzzle* requires some kind of math to solve. Let’s see how you or your kid can handle it! Time to challenge your brain!

## Challenge:

\(1 = 5^1\)

\(2 = 5^2\)

\(3 = 5^3\)

\(4 = 5^4\)

\(5 = ?\)

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The correct answer is 5.

For this question, don’t try to use the pattern! The first equation says that 1 equals to \(5^1\), which equals to 5.

1 equals to 5. Therefore, 5 also equals to 1.

\(1 = 5^1\)

\(2 = 5^2\)

\(3 = 5^3\)

\(4 = 5^4\)

\(5=1\)