### Description

Calculates the value of a number raised to a power. `pow()`

can be used to raise a number to a fractional power. This is useful for generating exponential mapping of values or curves.

### Syntax

`pow(base, exponent)`

### Parameters

`base`

: the number (`float`

)

`exponent`

: the power to which the base is raised (`float`

)

### Returns

The result of the exponentiation (`double`

)