A to Z of Excel Functions: the EXP Function
11 February 2019
Welcome back to our regular A to Z of Excel Functions blog. Today we look at the EXP function.
The EXP function
This function returns e raised to the power of number. The constant e equals 2.71828182845904, the base of the natural logarithm.
The EXP function employs the following syntax to operate:
The EXP function has the following arguments:
- number: this is required and represents the exponent applied to the base e.
It should be further noted that:
- to calculate powers of other bases, use the exponentiation operator (^)
- EXP is the inverse of LN, the natural logarithm of number.
Please see my example below:
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