Categories: Numeric, Math

POWER

Returns the result of raising the input value to the specified power.

Syntax

POWER(numeric_expression double, power double) → double

  • numeric_expression: The input expression.
  • power: The power to raise the numeric_expression to.

Examples

SELECT POWER(5, 2)
-- 25.0
SELECT POWER(0.1, 2)
-- 0.010000000000000002
SELECT POWER(-2, 2)
-- 4.0
SELECT POWER(10, -2)
-- 0.01

Usage Notes

This function always returns a double even if the parameters are both integers.