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MySQL POW() Function

❮ MySQL Functions

Example

Return 4 raised to the second power:

SELECT POW(4, 2);
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Definition and Usage

The POW() function returns the value of a number raised to the power of another number.

Note: This function is equal to the POWER() function.

Syntax

POW(x, y)

Parameter Values

Parameter Description
x Required. A number (the base)
y Required. A number (the exponent)

Technical Details

Works in: From MySQL 4.0

More Examples

Example

Return 8 raised to the third power:

SELECT POW(8, 3);
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❮ MySQL Functions