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Name

pow()

Examples
float a = pow( 1, 3);  // Sets 'a' to 1*1*1 = 1
float b = pow( 3, 5);  // Sets 'b' to 3*3*3*3*3 = 243
float c = pow( 3,-5);  // Sets 'c' to 1 / 3*3*3*3*3 = 1 / 243 = .0041
float d = pow(-3, 5);  // Sets 'd' to -3*-3*-3*-3*-3 = -243
Description Facilitates exponential expressions. The pow() function is an efficient way of multiplying numbers by themselves (or their reciprocals) in large quantities. For example, pow(3, 5) is equivalent to the expression 3*3*3*3*3 and pow(3, -5) is equivalent to 1 / 3*3*3*3*3.
Syntax
pow(n, e)
Parameters
n float: base of the exponential expression
e float: power by which to raise the base
Returnsfloat
Relatedsqrt()
Updated on November 10, 2017 05:36:27pm EST

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