|EXP(3)||Linux Programmer's Manual||EXP(3)|
exp, expf, expl - base-e exponential function
double exp(double x); float expf(float x); long double expl(long double x);
Link with -lm.
|| /* Since glibc 2.19: */ _DEFAULT_SOURCE
|| /* Glibc versions <= 2.19: */ _BSD_SOURCE || _SVID_SOURCE
These functions return 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.
The following errors can occur:
For an explanation of the terms used in this section, see attributes(7).
|exp (), expf (), expl ()||Thread safety||MT-Safe|
C99, POSIX.1-2001, POSIX.1-2008.
The variant returning double also conforms to SVr4, 4.3BSD, C89.
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