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Example:

Acceleration= distance / time ^ 2

Acceleration= distance / time ^ 2

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Example:

Acceleration= distance / time ^ 2

Acceleration= distance / time ^ 2

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In that context it presumably means "to the power of".

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Thanks.In that context it presumably means "to the power of".

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It's also used on some calculators, and some spreadsheet programs like Microsoft Excel.

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And in TeX and in Matlab and in Mathematica and ...It's also used on some calculators, and some spreadsheet programs like Microsoft Excel.

However, in some computer languages it means exclusive or.

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It's well enough institutionalized you could call it standard notation. No, Newton and Euler wouldn't know what it meant, but anyone who's ever used a hand calculator would.

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Python uses ** for exponentiation.

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