^ (Exponent)

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Raises one value to the power of another.



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 (**).


expression1a number or expression that evaluates to a number
expression2a number or expression that evaluates to a number


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

See Also

About Arithmetic Expressions

About Arithmetic Expressions

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