The IMPOWER function returns a complex number in x + yi or x + yj text format raised to a power.
|inumber||A complex number you want to raise to a power|
|number||The power to which you want to raise the complex number|
Note: Use the COMPLEX function to convert real and imaginary coefficients into a complex number.
|2||3+4i||=IMPOWER(A2,3)||-117+44i||3+4i raised to the power of 3|
Common Function Error(s)
|Problem||What went wrong|
|#NUM!||Occurs if the supplied inumber argument is not recognized as a complex number|
|#NAME?||Occurs when Analysis ToolPak add-in is not enabled|
A complex number raised to a power is calculated as follows:
See Wikipedia for more information on complex numbers.