POWER function

Returns the result of a number raised to a power.

Syntax

POWER(number,power)

Number     is the base number. It can be any real number.

Power     is the exponent to which the base number is raised.

Remark

The "^" operator can be used instead of POWER to indicate to what power the base number is to be raised, such as in 5^2.

Examples

Formula

Description (Result)

=POWER(5,2)

5 squared (25)

=POWER(98.6,3.2)

98.6 raised to the power of 3.2 (2401077)

=POWER(4,5/4)

4 raised to the power of 5/4 (5.656854)

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