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PWR

Description

The PWR function raises a number to the n'th power. It takes the general form:

PWR(expression1, expression2)

or

expression1 ^ expression2

Where both expression1 and expression2 should evaluate to numeric arguments. The function will return the value of expression1 raised to the value of expression2.

Note: 

If expression1 is negative and expression2 is not an integer then a maths library error is displayed and the function returns the value 0. The error message displayed is:

pow: DOMAIN error

All calculations are performed at the maximum precision supported on the host machine and truncated to the compiled precision on completion.

Examples of use may be as:

A = 2
B = 31
CRT "2 GB is ":A^B

or

A = 2
B = 31
CRT "2 GB is": PWR(A, B)


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