Take a deep breath and prepare to be challenged. This brain-teasing book isdesigned for you to assess your programming savvy through short, fun, and puzzling SAS programming problems. No hardware required! Test your knowledge of arrays; DATA step flow; DO loops; FREQ, MEANS, and SUMMARY procedures; MERGE, OUTPUT, RETAIN, SET, SUM, and WHERE statements; merging data sets; and reading raw data. The pace is yours; every few pages introduce a new problem and solution. To add excitement to the more advanced problems, Virgile has included the suggested time to beat. Good luck and have fun!