What is 1/3 to the 5th power?

##1/243##, multiply the fraction with itself 5 times.

You can think of ##(1/3)^5## as ##1^5/3^5##.

##1 times 1 times 1 times 1 times 1## is ##1##

##3 times 3 times 3 times 3 times 3## is 243

Thus, ##(1/3)^2 = 1/243##

Another way you can think of it is one-third of one-third of one third…etc.