# EXP Function

Returns e raised to the power of a given number. The constant e equals 2.71828182845904, the base of the natural logarithm.

## Syntax

```
EXP(<number>)
```

## Parameters

Term |
Definition |
---|---|

number |
The exponent applied to the base e. The constant e equals 2.71828182845904, the base of the natural logarithm. |

## Return Value

A decimal number.

## Remarks

EXP is the inverse of LN, which is the natural logarithm of the given number.

To calculate powers of bases other than e, use the exponentiation operator (^). For more information, see DAX Operator Reference for PowerPivot.

## Example

The following formula calculates e raised to the power of the number contained in the column, [Power].

```
=EXP([Power])
```