Learn how to use the Excel POWER function with syntax and examples.
The Microsoft Excel POWER function returns the result of a number raised to a given power.
The syntax for the Microsoft Excel POWER function is:
POWER( number, power )
number is a base number.
power is the exponent used to raise the base number to.
The POWER function can be used in the following versions of Microsoft Excel:
The POWER function can be used in Microsoft Excel as the following type of function:
Let's look at some Excel POWER function examples and explore how to use the POWER function as a worksheet function in Microsoft Excel:
Based on the spreadsheet above, the following Excel POWER examples would return:
=POWER(A1, A2) Result: 81 =POWER(A1, A3) Result: 140.2961154 =POWER(A2, 2) Result: 16