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The exp function can be used in custom filters and table calculations to get e raised to the power of a value.

Syntax

exp(value)

The exp function evaluates a value by calculating e raised to the power of that value.

Examples

The exp function can be used to calculate compound interest. For example, the coumpound interest formula, pert, can be written as follows:

${investment.principal) * exp(${investment.rate} * ${investment.term})

Things to Know

The number e (2.7182818284590…) is an important mathematical constant, which you can read more about here. It has many applications including calculating compound interest, performing certain probability calculations, generating normal distributions, etc.

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