EXP

Returns e raised to the power of number. The constant e equals 2.71828182845904, the base of the natural logarithm.

Syntax

EXP(number)

Number     is the exponent applied to the base e.

Remarks

• To calculate powers of other bases, use the exponentiation operator (^).
• EXP is the inverse of LN, the natural logarithm of number.

Example

The example may be easier to understand if you copy it to a blank worksheet.

• Create a blank workbook or worksheet.
• Select the example in the Help topic.

Note   Do not select the row or column headers.

Selecting an example from Help
• Press CTRL+C.
• In the worksheet, select cell A1, and press CTRL+V.
• To switch between viewing the results and viewing the formulas that return the results, press CTRL+` (grave accent), or on the Formulas tab, in the Formula Auditing group, click the Show Formulas button.
A B
Formula Description (Result)
=EXP(1) Approximate value of e (2.718282)
=EXP(2) Base of the natural logarithm e raised to the power of 2 (7.389056)

Applies to:
Excel 2003