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NAME

pow - power functions

CONTENTS

Synopsis
Description
Errors

SYNOPSIS



#include <math.h>



"double pow(double "x", double "y);



"float powf(float "x", float "y);



"long double powl(long double "x", long double "y);

DESCRIPTION

The pow() function returns the value of x raised to the power of y.

ERRORS

The pow() function can return the following error: -->
EDOM The argument x is negative and y is not an integral value. This would result in a complex number.

"CONFORMING TO"

SVID 3, POSIX, BSD 4.3, ISO 9899. The float and the long double variants are C99 requirements.

"SEE ALSO"

sqrt(3), cbrt(3)


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