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unsupported operand type(s) for ^: 'float' and 'float'

I get the exception above when trying to use a float as radix and exponent,
Traceback (most recent call last):
File "<stdin>", line 1, in ?
TypeError: unsupported operand type(s) for ^: 'float' and 'float'
How can I use floats for powers?


Jun 15 '07 #1
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On Jun 15, 9:21 am, Florian Lindner <Florian.Lind...@xgm.dewrote:

Traceback (most recent call last):
File "<stdin>", line 1, in ?
TypeError: unsupported operand type(s) for ^: 'float' and 'float'
That operator... I do not think it means what you think it means.

^ is the bitwise XOR operator. For exponentiation, use **.

Hope that helps,

Jun 15 '07 #2

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