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I multiplied the forces of mortality by 5 then proceeded to find px and qx.

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The quoted mux from the tables are instantaneous rates however when calculating px in general, you use the average rate over the year hence you integrate from 0 to t. You therefore will have to raise regular px to the power 5 instead of multiplying the instantaneous by 5 and then working out px*