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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

 

See Also

EXP

SQRT