cpow man page

cpow, cpowf, cpowl — complex power function


#include <complex.h>

double complex cpow(double complex x, complex double z);

float complex cpowf(float complex x, complex float z);

long double complex cpowl(long double complex x,
 complex long double z);

Link with -lm.


These functions calculate x raised to the power z (with a branch cut for x along the negative real axis.)


These functions first appeared in glibc in version 2.1.


For an explanation of the terms used in this section, see attributes(7).

cpow(), cpowf(), cpowl()Thread safetyMT-Safe

Conforming to

C99, POSIX.1-2001, POSIX.1-2008.

See Also

cabs(3), pow(3), complex(7)


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Referenced By

cexp(3), complex(7), pow(3).

cpowf(3) and cpowl(3) are aliases of cpow(3).

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