How To Do Exponents In Java

How To Do Exponents In Java

Unfortunately, like some other widely used computer languages, Java does not come with an exponent operator, which means you have to do exponents through another method. Alternatively, in Java, the common math operations can be suitably titled Java .util.Math in the math static class.

This will support the following operation: common trigonometry, absolute value, exponents, and rounding. It is most common for the mathematical operations results to be “double” data-types, which can be cast down to floats and integers if required.

Following are the steps for doing exponent in Java:

Step 1

Start with opening the Java editor you prefer, such as the Netbeans Integrated Development Environment, or the IDE.

Step 2

The create a new source file by selecting “File” and “New Class” or open an existing Java source file.

Step 3

At the very top of the document, for Java exponent type the following line:

import java.util.Math;

Step 4

Then, anywhere in the document, input the following formula to find the exponent Java:

double result = Math.pow(number, exponent);

Swap “number” with the base value and the value of the “exponent.” 

For example:

double result = Math.pow(10,5);

You will get the result: 100,000, or 10^5.

Additionally, there are some special considerations to be mindful of when to Pow () method is used for exponent in Java; they are as follows:

  • In case the second value is zero, whether positive or negative, the result will be 1.0.
  • In case the second value is one, then the resulting value would be the same as the first number.
  • In case the second value is N, then the output will also be N.

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