## What is POWER function in Excel?

The **POWER **function is one of the math functions of Excel.

It Returns the result of a **number raised **to a power.

We can find this function in **Math & trig** of insert function Tab.

## How to use POWER function in excel

- Click on
**an empty cell**(like F5 )

2. Click on the **fx icon** (or press shift+F3)

3. In the **insert function tab** you will see all functions

4. Select **math and trig** category

5. Select **POWER **function

6. Then select **ok**

7. In the function Arguments Tab you will see** POWER **Value

8. Number is the **base number**, any real number

9. Power is the **exponent**, to which the base number is raised

10. You will see **results **in the formula result section

## Examples of **POWER** function in excel

**Example 1:**

**How to use POWER function in excel**

You can see examples of POWER function below:

**power**(A2,B2) ----->>>>answer is 2
**power**(A3,B3) ----->>>>answer is 4
**power**(A4,B4) ----->>>>answer is 8
**power**(A5,B5) ----->>>>answer is 16
**power**(A6,B6) ----->>>>answer is 32

## What is the purpose of **POWER** function?

**POWER**

It Returns the result of a **number raised **to a power.

## What is the Return value of **POWER** function?

**POWER**

It returns a number.

## How many arguments does **POWER** function have?

**POWER**

This function has just **2** Argument.

The **argument **of POWER function is **number**.

Number is the **base number**, any real number.

Power is the **exponent**, to which the base number is raised.

The argument of POWER function is **required **and not optional.

```
POWER(number) = number
```

## Which version of excel supports **POWER** function?

**POWER**

This function is available for all excel **versions **(2003-2019)

## Errors in **POWER** function

**POWER**