```Date: Wed, 14 Jun 2006 15:45:55 -0700 Reply-To: "Terjeson, Mark (IM&R)" Sender: "SAS(r) Discussion" From: "Terjeson, Mark (IM&R)" Subject: Re: Mathematical function for power of?? Comments: To: sa polo In-Reply-To: A<20060614221149.31355.qmail@webmail53.rediffmail.com> Content-Type: text/plain; charset="iso-8859-1" Hi, data x; val=24 ;po=4; y=val**po; output; val=24 ;po=2; y=val**po; output; val=24 ;po=5; y=val**po; output; val=24 ;po=1; y=val**po; output; val=24 ;po=2; y=val**po; output; run; Hope this is helpful. Mark Terjeson Senior Programmer Analyst, IM&R Russell Investment Group Russell Global Leaders in Multi-Manager Investing -----Original Message----- From: SAS(r) Discussion [mailto:SAS-L@LISTSERV.UGA.EDU] On Behalf Of sa polo Sent: Wednesday, June 14, 2006 3:12 PM To: SAS-L@LISTSERV.UGA.EDU Subject: Mathematical function for power of?? Hi, I have a dataset with: data x; val=24 ;po=4; val=24 ;po=2; val=24 ;po=5; val=24 ;po=1; val=24 ;po=2; run; I need to calculate the value of a variable y based on val and po(which is a power of variable). Is there a mathematical function to do this Desired result: y=24*24*24*24; y=24*24; y=24*24*24*24*24; y=24; y=24*24 Thanks, SP ```

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