The following C program, using recursion, finds the power of a number. The power of a number is the number multiplied to itself for the number of times it has been raised to Eg: 7^3 is 343

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`/*`

`* C Program to find Power of a Number using Recursion`

`*/`

`#include <stdio.h>`

long power (int, int);

int main()

`{`

int pow, num;

long result;

printf("Enter a number: ");

scanf("%d", &num);

printf("Enter it's power: ");

scanf("%d", &pow);

result = power(num, pow);

printf("%d^%d is %ld", num, pow, result);

return 0;

`}`

long power (int num, int pow)

`{`

if (pow)

`{`

return (num * power(num, pow - 1));

`}`

return 1;

`}`

$ cc pgm30.c $ a.out Enter a number: 456 Enter it's power: 3 456^3 is 94818816

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