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    This function raises the specified number to the specified power.

    Syntax

    POWER(number,power)

    Arguments

    This function has these arguments:

    Argument Description
    number Number to raise to the power given in power
    power Power to which to raise the number given in number

    Specify the number to raise using the first argument and specify the power to raise it to using the second argument.

    Remarks

    You can use the exponent operator (^) instead of this function to raise a number to a power; for example, 16^3.

    Data Types

    Accepts numeric data for both arguments. Returns numeric data.

    Examples

    POWER(A3,B4)

    POWER(R1C2,3)

    POWER(16,3) gives the result 4096

    Version Available

    This function is available in product version 1.0 or later.

    See Also

    EXP | SQRT | Math and Trigonometry Functions