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POW(3)                     Linux Programmer's Manual                    POW(3)



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(1,8) a complex number.

CONFORMING TO
       SVID 3, POSIX, BSD 4.3, ISO 9899.  The float and the long double  vari-
       ants are C99 requirements.

SEE ALSO
       cbrt(3), sqrt(3)



                                  2002-07-27                            POW(3)

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