# exp()

#### Table of Contents

## Overview

The **exp()** function takes a **number** as an argument, and returns the exponential value, of that number. That is, **e** (2.71828182845904) raised to the power of the given number.

## Return Type

- Decimal

## Syntax

<variable> = <number>.exp();

(OR)

<variable> = exp(<number> );

Parameter | Description | Data type |
---|---|---|

<variable> | Variable which will contain the returned value. | NUMBER |

<number> | The number whose exponential value will be returned. | NUMBER or DECIMAL |

## Examples

number = 1;

expValue = number.exp(); // returns 2.718281828459045

expValue = number.exp(); // returns 2.718281828459045