Power()

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Description

FUNCTION: 20px-Function.png power(number, power)

Returns the result of raising number to the powerth power. number may not be negative. number and power may be floating point numbers, and a floating point result is returned.

Related Topics: exp(), ln(), log(), sqrt()

Examples

> say power(2,3)
You say "8"
> say power(9, 0.5)
You say "3"
> say power(100,pi())
You say "1919487.5835776979"
> say power(5, 0)
You say "1"
> say power(0, 0)
You say "1"
> say power(2,-3)
You say "0.125"
> say power(0,-1)
You say "+Inf"

(--Soylent 01:36, 3 December 2005 (EST))