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How to Raise a Number to the Power of Another (Exponent) in PHP
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You might need to raise a number to the power of another in a PHP script, for example (sometimes written 3^5), or in general . This may also be used with negative powers where . Of course, you’d probably want to do this for more complicated examples!
PHP has a function built in to do this: = pow(x,n).
Examples of ‘Power Of’
Here are some examples, which raise a number to the power of another and display the output. In the examples, <br /> inserts a line break to display the results neatly.