This is a C Program to find power of a number using recursion.

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

Here is the source code of the C program to find an element in a linked list. The C Program is successfully compiled and run on a Linux system. The program output is also shown below.

/* * 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; }

In this C Program, we are reading a number and its power using ‘num’ and ‘pow’ variables respectively. The power() function is used to find the power of a number using recursion.

The power of a number is the number multiplied to itself for the number of times it has been raised to Eg: 7^{3} are 343. Using if condition statement, compute the power of a number. Multiply the number by itself by number of times power raised and return the value. Print the power of a number using printf statement.

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

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