This post will guide you how to use** Excel EXP function** with syntax and examples in Microsoft excel.

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### Description

The Excel EXP function returns e raised to the power of a number. The constant e is equal to 2.71828182845904, and it is the base of the natural logarithm. So you can use EXP function to get the value of e raised to the power of a given number.

The EXP function is a build-in function in Microsoft Excel and it is categorized as a Math and Trigonometry Function.

The EXP function is available in Excel 2016, Excel 2013, Excel 2010, Excel 2007, Excel 2003, Excel XP, Excel 2000, Excel 2011 for Mac.

### Syntax

The syntax of the EXP function is as below:

= EXP (number)

Where the EXP function argument is:

**number –**This is a required argument. The power to raise e to.

**Note:**

- To calculate powers of other bases, use the exponentiation operator (^).
- EXP is the inverse of LN, the natural logarithm of number.

### Excel EXP Function Examples

The below examples will show you how to use Excel EXP Function to return value of the constant e raised to a given number.

**1#** get the approximate value of e, enter the following formula in Cell B1.

=EXP(1)

**2#** get the base of the natural logarithm e raised to the power 2, enter the following formula in Cell B2.

=EXP(2)

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