Exponential function, real

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The function , also denoted by . Sometimes the function for any base is also called an exponential function.


See also Exponential function; Exponent; (number). The inverse of the exponential function is the logarithmic function (cf. also Logarithm of a number). The value of the exponential function at a point is also called the antilogarithm of this point.

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Exponential function, real. Encyclopedia of Mathematics. URL:,_real&oldid=15616
This article was adapted from an original article by BSE-3 (originator), which appeared in Encyclopedia of Mathematics - ISBN 1402006098. See original article