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    Default help me , im confused!!!!

    import java.util.Scanner;
    public class Eiks
    {
    public static void main (String args [])
    {
    Scanner scan = new Scanner (System.in);
    int base, exponent;
    int ans;
    System.out.println("Enter your base:");
    base = scan.nextInt();
    System.out.print("Enter your exponent:");
    exponent = scan.nextInt();

    prod = base ^ exponent;
    System.out.print("the prod is : " + prod);
    }
    }


    * for example base = 2 , exponent = 3 the ans is 8 (2*2*2)
    my program is running but the operation is wrong , the prog giving me a wrong ans. .

    please help. .


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    Default Re: help me , im confused!!!!

    Okay, here is the problem, the '^' operator in java is NOT how you do an exponent. It is actually XOR, a binary math function. Instead of "prod = base ^ exponent;", use "prod = Math.pow(base, exponent);"

    Hope that helps!

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    Default Re: help me , im confused!!!!

    Quote Originally Posted by wrightm96 View Post
    Hope that helps!
    thanks it really helps . iLy lol

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