^ (Exponent)

Raises one value to the power of another.

Syntax

[expression1]^expression2

The circumflex (^) raises the expression on the left to the power of the expression on the right. If the circumflex is not available on your terminal, substitute two asterisks (**).

Parameters

expression1

a number or expression that evaluates to a number

expression2

a number or expression that evaluates to a number

Comments

Arithmetic operators indicate the sign of a number or perform arithmetic operations (addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, exponentiation).

 

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