C pow() Function

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C pow()

The pow() function returns a number representing the given base taken to the power of the given exponent.

This function is defined in <math.h> header file.

Example

C Compiler
#include <stdio.h> #include <math.h> int main() { printf("%lf", pow(5, 2)); return 0; }

Syntax

double pow(double base, double exponent)

Parameter Values

ValueTypeExplanation
base Required Specifies the base number.
exponent Required Specifies the exponent used to raise the base.

Return Value

ValueExplanation
Number Returns a number representing the given base taken to the power of the given exponent.

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