Hello, my name is Carol. I'm currently taking an introductory course in C++ and we just learned about functions. I was wondering about the standard accepted format for placing function definitions. For instance, in the following program, should I have defined the power function before the int main function instead of after it as I did?

```
#include <iostream>
#include <cmath>
#include <iomanip>
//function base and the power
//2 as the base raised to the third power
using namespace std;
float power(float,float); //function declaration
int main()
{
float base;
float exp;
float answer;
cout << "This program finds the base raise to an exponent." << endl;
cout << "Please input the base number." << endl;
cin >> base;
cout << "Please input the exponent." << endl;
cin >> exp;
answer = power(base,exp); //function call
cout << fixed << setprecision(2); //# of decimal places
cout << "The base is " << base << endl;
cout << "Raised to the " << exp << " power" << endl;
cout << "It is equal to " << answer << endl;
system("pause");
return 0;
}
float power(float bas, float expo) //function definition
{
return pow(bas,expo);
}
```