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by gods
on Feb 11, 2000 at 00:06 UTC ( #3333=superdoc: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??
He has log, but not exp.

Perhaps there's also something helpful in Math::BigFloat's _pow() sub:
# Taylor: | u u^2 u^3 | # x ** y = 1 + | --- + --- + ----- + ... | # |_ 1 1*2 1*2*3 _|
where (I gather)
u = y * ln x
Cheers,
Rob

In reply to Re^3: [OT] Function to do x**y for |y|<1 w/o ** operator. by syphilis
in thread [OT] Function to do x**y for |y|<1 w/o ** operator. by swampyankee

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