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If x^2*5x, does it equal 5x^2?

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(In addition to John's response)
Algebraically:   x = x1 , x · x = x1 · x1 = x1+1 = x2 ...... etc.  

x^2*5x = x2 · 5 · x = 5 · x2 · x1 = 5 · x2+1 = 5x3