# power

## Returns the given number to the given power; the
number x multiplied by itself n number of times.

**Syntax:**

power(x, n);

Argument |
Description |

x |
The number to change. |

n |
How many times to multiply x by itself. |

**Returns:** Real

### Description

This will return the value of a number multiplied by itself "n"
number of times. For example, `power(5,3)` will multiply 5
by itself 3 times and return 125, which is the same as saying
5*5*5=125. Please note that the "x" value (the number to change)
*cannot* be a negative value.

**Example:**

score += power(dmg, 3);

This will add the value of held in the variable "dmg" to the
power of 3 to the score variable.

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