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### Raise Power Method

The Raise Power method raises the value that the x argument contains to the power of the value that the y argument contains. It returns the result in the x argument. For more information, see Using the Get Logarithm Method and Raise Power Method with Large Numbers.

##### Format

Math.pow(x, y)

Table 115 describes the arguments for the Raise Power method.

Table 115. Arguments of the Raise Power Method
Argument
Description

x

The number that this method raises.

y

The power to which this method raises the value that the x argument contains.

##### Example

This example uses the Raise Power method to determine which of the following numbers is larger:

• 99^100 (99 to the 100th power)
• 100^99 (100 to the 99th power):

function Test_Click ()
{
var a = Math.pow(99, 100);
var b = Math.pow(100, 99);
if ( a > b )
TheApplication().RaiseErrorText("99^100 is greater than 100^99.");
else
TheApplication().RaiseErrorText("99^100 is not greater than 100^99.");
}