It might be useful to point out that the x stands for the number

to be raised and that the y stands for the power to which the x is raised.

i.e., the return value of Math.Pow(x, y) is the number x raised to the power y.

http://msdn2.microsoft.com/en-us/lib....math.pow.aspx
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> Math.Pow(x, y)

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> "Steve Kershaw" <(E-Mail Removed)> wrote in message

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>> This is stupid!!!!

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>> I have looked everywhere (in books, google, online....) to find out how

>> to raise a number to a power and I can't find it!!!

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>> For example:

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>> given x = 10

>> y = x ^ 2;

>> y would then be 100 (10 squared is 100).

>>

>> Why can't I find such a basic operation!?

>>

>> Steve

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