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Availability

This routine is available starting with SIL Engine™ 2.5.

Syntax

exp(number)

Description


Returns e raised to the power of number.

The constant e equals 2.71828182845904, the base of the natural logarithm


Parameters

ParameterTypeRequiredDescription
numberNumberYesExponent applied to the base e.

Return type

number

Example

number a = exp(1);
print("a= " + a);

number b = exp(2);
print("b= " + b);

number c = exp(-2);
print("c= " + c);

number d = exp(0); 
print("d= " + d);

Prints:

        a= 2.71828182845904 ;

        b= 7.38905609893065 ;

        c= 0.1353352832366127;

        d= 1;

See also