POW

Section: Linux Programmer's Manual (3)
Updated: 2002-07-27
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NAME

pow, powf, powl - power functions  

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);

Link with -lm.  

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

SVr4, 4.3BSD, C89. The float and long double variants are C99 requirements.  

SEE ALSO

cbrt(3), cpow(3), sqrt(3)


 

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NAME
SYNOPSIS
DESCRIPTION
ERRORS
CONFORMING TO
SEE ALSO

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