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Power

FilledSmallSquare x^y gives x to the power y.

FilledSmallSquare Mathematical function (see Section A.3.10).

FilledSmallSquare Exact rational number results are given when possible for roots of the form .

FilledSmallSquare For complex numbers and , Power gives the principal value of .

FilledSmallSquare (a b)^c is automatically converted to a^c b^c only if c is an integer.

FilledSmallSquare (a^b)^c is automatically converted to a^(b c) only if c is an integer.

FilledSmallSquare See Section 1.1.1.

FilledSmallSquare See also: Sqrt, Exp, PowerExpand, PowerMod, Log.

FilledSmallSquare New in Version 1.

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