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    Math.exp()

    Summary

    The Math.exp() function returns ex, where x is the argument, and e is Euler's constant, the base of the natural logarithms.

    Syntax

    Math.exp(x)

    Parameters

    x
    A number.

    Description

    Because exp() is a static method of Math, you always use it as Math.exp(), rather than as a method of a Math object you created (Math is not a constructor).

    Examples

    Example: Using Math.exp()

    Math.exp(-1); // 0.36787944117144233
    Math.exp(0);  // 1
    Math.exp(1);  // 2.718281828459045
    

    Specifications

    Specification Status Comment
    ECMAScript 1st Edition. Standard Initial definition. Implemented in JavaScript 1.0.
    ECMAScript 5.1 (ECMA-262)
    The definition of 'Math.exp' in that specification.
    Standard  
    ECMAScript 2015 (6th Edition, ECMA-262)
    The definition of 'Math.exp' in that specification.
    Standard  

    Browser compatibility

    Feature Chrome Firefox (Gecko) Internet Explorer Opera Safari
    Basic support (Yes) (Yes) (Yes) (Yes) (Yes)
    Feature Android Chrome for Android Firefox Mobile (Gecko) IE Mobile Opera Mobile Safari Mobile
    Basic support (Yes) (Yes) (Yes) (Yes) (Yes) (Yes)

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    Last updated by: Mingun,