# POWER function

## Description

POWER(x,p) raises the number x to the power p.

The argument x can be a real number, a complex number, or a matrix. When it is a matrix, the function returns a matrix with the same dimensions and with the POWER function applied to all elements.

## Examples

POWER(4,2) equals 16

POWER(9,1/2) equals 3

## Note

POWER(x,p) can also be written using the ^ operator as x^p