# EXP

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The EXP math function calculates the exponential function (**e** raised to the power of a *numericExpression*).

## Syntax

*result*= EXP(*numericExpression*)

## Description

**e**is defined as the base of natural logarithms or as the limit of (1 + 1 / n) ^ n, as n goes to infinity.- The
*numericExpression*must be less than or equal to**88.02969**or an "overflow" error will occur. - Value returned is
**e**to the exponent parameter (**e = 2.718282**approximately). - Values returned are SINGLE by default but will return DOUBLE precision if the
*result*is a variable of type DOUBLE. - Positive exponent values indicate the number of times to multiply
**e**by itself. - Negative exponent values indicate the number of times to divide by
**e**. Example: e^{-3}= 1 / e^{3}= 1 / (e * e * e)

## See also

*Navigation:*