**Problem statement:**

**My concern:**

The solution works out to 1/25 for me. The only way I can get to 25 is if I work the fraction bottom up changing the polarity of power of 5 each step I take it up. Which is the right solution?

**5lb solution:**

**Problem statement:**

**My concern:**

The solution works out to 1/25 for me. The only way I can get to 25 is if I work the fraction bottom up changing the polarity of power of 5 each step I take it up. Which is the right solution?

**5lb solution:**

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I think Manhattan solution is correct as it went with order of operation and so according to it you should solve the exponent term first .

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Thank you.

If you’re using the 5lb second edition then all of the corrections are given here https://www.manhattanprep.com/gre/errata/errata-5lb-2ed/

And here is a link for all the correction in Manhattan Prep books https://www.manhattanprep.com/gre/errata/

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