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Double asterisk ** operator in JavaScript

** is the exponentiation operator and is the equivalent of Math.pow.

It was introduced in ECMAScript 2016 (ES7).

** operator is a valid operator in ES7. It holds the same meaning as Math.pow(x,y) for example, 2**3 is same as Math.pow(2,3)

Example

console.log(4 ** 4); // 256
console.log(8 ** 4); // 4096
console.log(10 ** 4); // 10000
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