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# MS Excel: EXP Function (WS, VBA)

This Excel tutorial explains how to use the Excel EXP function with syntax and examples.

## Description

The Microsoft Excel EXP function returns e raised to the nth power, where e = 2.71828183.

## Syntax

The syntax for the Microsoft Excel EXP function is:

`EXP( number )`

### Parameters or Arguments

number is the power to raise e to.

## Applies To

The EXP function can be used in the following versions of Microsoft Excel:

• Excel 2013, Excel 2011 for Mac, Excel 2010, Excel 2007, Excel 2003, Excel XP, Excel 2000

## Type of Excel Function

The EXP function can be used in Microsoft Excel as the following type of function:

• Worksheet function (WS)
• VBA function (VBA)

## Example (as Worksheet Function)

Let's look at some Excel EXP function examples and explore how to use the EXP function as a worksheet function in Microsoft Excel:

Based on the spreadsheet above, the following Excel EXP examples would return:

```=EXP(A1)
Result: 20.08553692

=EXP(A2)
Result: 22.19795128

=EXP(A3)
Result: 0.049787068

=EXP(-4.5)
Result: 0.011108997```

## Example (as VBA Function)

The EXP function can also be used in VBA code in Microsoft Excel.

Let's look at some Excel EXP function examples and explore how to use the EXP function in Excel VBA code:

```Dim LNumber As Double

LNumber = Exp(3)```

In this example, the variable called LNumber would now contain the value of 20.08553692.

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