powf(3) -- Linux man page

 

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);
 

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

SVID 3, POSIX, BSD 4.3, ISO 9899. The float and the long double variants are C99 requirements.  

SEE ALSO

sqrt(3), cbrt(3)