Published May 23, 2023
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The POWER() function in SQL is a mathematical function that returns the value of a number raised to the power of another number. It is compatible with various SQL database systems such as MySQL, PostgreSQL, Oracle, and SQL Server.


SELECT POWER(base, exponent)
FROM table_name;


In this example the following data is given in the table numbers:

base_number exp_number
3 2
5 3
7 0

The POWER() function can be used to calculate the result:

SELECT base_number, exp_number, POWER(base_number, exp_number) AS power_number
FROM numbers;

The output will be:

base_number exp_number power_number
3 2 9
5 3 125
7 0 1

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