# Python Math: Get the sum of the powers of all the numbers from start to end (both inclusive)

## Python Math: Exercise-85 with Solution

Write a Python program to get the sum of the powers of all the numbers from start to end (both inclusive).

- Use range() in combination with a list comprehension to create a list of elements in the desired range raised to the given power.
- Use sum() to add the values together.
- Omit the second argument, power, to use a default power of 2.
- Omit the third argument, start, to use a default starting value of 1.

**Sample Solution:**

**Python Code:**

```
def sum_of_powers(end, power = 2, start = 1):
return sum([(i) ** power for i in range(start, end + 1)])
print(sum_of_powers(12))
print(sum_of_powers(12, 3))
print(sum_of_powers(12, 5, 7))
```

Sample Output:

650 6084 618507

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