## Discuss Scratch

Masquerola
Scratcher
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So during school today I learned about an amazing formula, which required the exponent 2^x. As soon as I learned about the formula, I knew that I had to remake it in Scratch. However, I was surprised to find that the only exponent choices were 10^x and e^x.

It would be very beneficial of the block x^y was created. The block would look like this:
`(() ^ () :: operators)`

There are definitely workarounds, like
`repeat (y)    set [number v] to ((x) * (x))end`

However, the workaround is bulky, and hard to implement into large equations, which is why the x^y block would be a truly useful addition as a block.

Last edited by Masquerola (April 16, 2015 19:18:51)

PrincessPanda_test_
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1000+ posts

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Not sure

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Fuzzbutt
Scratcher
500+ posts

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Masquerola wrote:

So during school today I learned about an amazing formula, which required the exponent 2^x. As soon as I learned about the formula, I knew that I had to remake it in Scratch. However, I was surprised to find that the only exponent choices were 10^x and e^x.

It would be very beneficial of the block x^y was created. The block would look like this:
`(() ^ ())`
(It would be green, however.)

There are definitely workarounds, like
`repeat (y)    set [number v] to ((x) * (x))end`

However, the workaround is bulky, and hard to implement into large equations, which is why the x^y block would be a truly useful addition as a block.
Yes, this would be very helpful, along with a factorial block. ( ! )

Last edited by Kaj (Today 21:31:23)
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CatsUnited
Scratcher
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Support, suggested countless times though.

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Really_A
Scratcher
1000+ posts

Support!
stickfiregames
Scratcher
1000+ posts

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Support, even though it has been suggested countless times.

Use
(() ^ () :: operators)
to make the block green.

Last edited by stickfiregames (April 16, 2015 17:32:15)

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Masquerola
Scratcher
100+ posts

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stickfiregames wrote:

Support, even though it has been suggested countless times.

Use
(() ^ () :: operators)
to make the block green.

thanks

cwrivera99
Scratcher
500+ posts

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Kinda support, although this workaround isn't too hard-
`define (Number1) ^(Number2)set [Output v] to (Number1)repeat (Number2)set [Output v] to ((Output) * (Number1))end`

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Scratch Team
1000+ posts

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A single line version that works for positive, fractional and negative powers…

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Masquerola
Scratcher
100+ posts

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A single line version that works for positive, fractional and negative powers…

Thanks, this is the best and easiest workaround.

Scratch Team
1000+ posts

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Masquerola wrote:

A single line version that works for positive, fractional and negative powers…

Thanks, this is the best and easiest workaround.
You are welcome - and my thanks to my math teacher that taught me the properties of exponents

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ChocolatePi
Scratcher
1000+ posts

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Masquerola wrote:

A single line version that works for positive, fractional and negative powers…

Thanks, this is the best and easiest workaround.
You are welcome - and my thanks to my math teacher that taught me the properties of exponents
and apparently logarithms! nice work!
Seapats
Scratcher
70 posts

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Surper surpport!

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