exp, expf, expl − base-e exponential function
float expf(float x);
long double expl(long double x);
Link with −lm.
Feature Test Macro Requirements for glibc (see feature_test_macros(7)):
_BSD_SOURCE || _SVID_SOURCE ||
_XOPEN_SOURCE >= 600 || _ISOC99_SOURCE ||
_POSIX_C_SOURCE >= 200112L;
or cc -std=c99
The exp() function returns the value of e (the base of natural logarithms) raised to the power of x.
On success, these functions return the exponential value of x.
If x is a NaN, a NaN is returned.
If x is positive infinity, positive infinity is returned.
If x is negative infinity, +0 is returned.
If the result underflows, a range error occurs, and zero is returned.
If the result overflows, a range error occurs, and the functions return +HUGE_VAL, +HUGE_VALF, or +HUGE_VALL, respectively.
See math_error(7) for information on how to determine whether an error has occurred when calling these functions.
errors can occur:
Range error, overflow
errno is set to ERANGE. An overflow floating-point exception (FE_OVERFLOW) is raised.
Range error, underflow
errno is set to ERANGE. An underflow floating-point exception (FE_UNDERFLOW) is raised.
For an explanation of the terms used in this section, see attributes(7).
C99, POSIX.1-2001. The variant returning double also conforms to SVr4, 4.3BSD, C89.
cbrt(3), cexp(3), exp10(3), exp2(3), sqrt(3)
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