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Power

 gives x to the power y.

 can be entered as  .
 can be entered using x ControlKeyLeftModified6RightModified y
• For complex numbers x and y, Power gives the principal value of  .
 is automatically converted to  only if c is an integer.
 is automatically converted to  only if c is an integer.
• See also:
Exp, Log, Sqrt.

Examples

Using InstantCalculators

Here is the InstantCalculator for the Power function. Enter the parameters for your calculation and click Calculate to see the result.

Entering Commands Directly

You can paste a template for this command via the Text Input button on the Power Function Controller.

You can calculate powers using the shorthand form.

You can also use the Power command.

Ordinary Mathematical Notation

Powers can also be calculated using exponential notation.



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