Chapter 9 Notes - SAS Programming Chapter 9 Section 1 2 Guided Lecture Worksheet Chapter 9 Section 1 SAS Functions OBJECTIVES \u25cf Review the syntax of

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SAS Programming Chapter 9 Section 1 & 2 Guided Lecture Worksheet Chapter 9 Section 1 SAS Functions OBJECTIVES Review the syntax of SAS functions. VOCABULARY Define each of the following words. Vocabulary/Code SAS Function Functions can be used in an assignment statement. A function is a routine that accepts arguments and returns a value. Arguments Enclosed in parentheses and separated by commas. SAS variable list A n abbreviated method of referring to a list of variable names. SAS enables you to use the following variable lists:
numbered range lists name range lists name prefix lists special SAS name lists FILL-IN-THE-BLANK 1. SAS functions can be used in an assignment statement . A function is a routine that accepts arguments and returns a value . 2. Some functions manipulate character values, compute descriptive statistics , or manipulate SAS date values. 3. Arguments are enclosed in parentheses and separated by commas. 4. A function can return a numeric or character result.
5. The sum function is a descriptive statistics function that returns the sum of its arguments. SHORT ANSWER QUESTIONS 1. What are the two requirements for using the SUM functions?

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