Power


gives to the power .

DetailsDetails

  • Mathematical function, suitable for both symbolic and numerical manipulation.
  • Exact rational number results are given when possible for roots of the form .
  • For complex numbers and , Power gives the principal value of . »
  • is automatically converted to only if is an integer.
  • is automatically converted to only if is an integer.
  • For certain special arguments, Power automatically evaluates to exact values.
  • Power can be evaluated to arbitrary numerical precision.
  • Power automatically threads over lists.
  • Power[x,y] has a branch cut discontinuity for noninteger running from to 0 in the complex plane.
  • Power[x,y,z,] is taken to be Power[x,Power[y,z,]].
Introduced in 1988
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