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SAS Certification Prep Guide: Base Programming for SAS 9, Third Edition by SAS Institute

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Chapter 17: Reading Free-Format Data

  1. The raw data file referenced by the fileref Students contains data that is
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    1. arranged in fixed fields
    2. free-format
    3. mixed-format
    4. arranged in columns
    Correct answer: b
    The raw data file contains data that is free-format, meaning that the data is not arranged in columns or fixed fields.
  2. Which input style should be used to read the values in the raw data file that is referenced by the fileref Students?
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    1. column
    2. formatted
    3. list
    4. mixed
    Correct answer: c
    List input should ...

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