Math.Pow

I am confused about the Math.Pow() variable. I know it’s supposed to raise a number to the power of another number. But like, concretely I don’t get what that means or how it really works.

Hello! When you use Math.Pow(), you pass in two doubles. The first one(x) is the base, or the number you want to be raised. The second one(y) is the power. It returns the first number raised to the second number (x**y):

//I want to raise 4 to the 3rd power, and save it:
double someVar = Math.Pow(4, 3);
//someVar now stores the value 64, or 4**3 or 4^3

I hope this helps!

Thank you! That really helped!

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