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solve the equation

5^5x+1=125

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    I assume you mean

    5^(5x+1), since 125 is 5^3.
    so,
    5x+1 = 3
    x = 2/5

    If you really meant 5^5x + 1 = 125, then
    5^5x = 124
    5x = log124/log5
    x = log124/5log5

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