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Discussion in 'Mac Programming' started by Darkroom, Jun 1, 2010.

  1. Darkroom Guest

    Darkroom

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    #1
    what does "^" represent in a math equation?

    example:
    Code:
    sqrt(250^2 + 150^2)
     
  2. GoCubsGo macrumors Nehalem

    GoCubsGo

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    #2
    To the power of, if speaking exponents that is.
     
  3. Darkroom thread starter Guest

    Darkroom

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    #3
    thanks :)
     
  4. lee1210 macrumors 68040

    lee1210

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    #4
    In C it means bitwise exclusive-or. This is much different than exponentiation.

    -Lee

    edit: I know you said in math, but you posted what would be a valid C expression in a programming forum.
     

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