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Sunday, January 24, 2010

Base 20

The following SAS program is submitted:


proc format;
value score

 1 - 50 = 'Fail'
51 - 100 = 'Pass';
run;


proc report data = work.courses nowd;
column exam;
define exam / display format = score.;
run;


The variable EXAM has a value of 50.5.


How will the EXAM variable value be displayed in the REPORT procedure output?
A. Fail
B. Pass
C. 50.5
D. . (missing numeric value)

3 comments:

SASGuru said...

Answer: C

Values from 50 to 51 are not covered in the proc format range.

kat said...

then why isnt it D?

Thiago Silva said...

Kat, because nothing happens to 50.5. When a format does not apply to a value, the value remains the same.

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