# Challenge: Calculate the Power of a Number

Solve a slightly easy challenge in this lesson.

## We'll cover the following

## Problem statement

You are given a base and an exponent. Your task is to calculate the power of the number.

### Input

We have already initialized the input variables `base`

and `exponent`

at the backend.

### Output

We have declared the variable `result`

for you. Your task is to store your output in the `result`

.

### Sample input

```
int base = 2;
int exponent = 3;
```

### Sample output

```
result = 8
```

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