Date: Thu, 30 Oct 2008 03:18:49 -0700
Reply-To: karma <dorjetarap@GOOGLEMAIL.COM>
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From: karma <dorjetarap@GOOGLEMAIL.COM>
Subject: Re: Exponential Calculation
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On 30 Oct, 09:53, mikeymay <mikey...@gmail.com> wrote:
> I am trying to perform the following Excel function in a SAS data step
> Returning 1,162.12
> But SAS doesn't like the following part of the calculation when I try
> to duplpicate
> Any ideas of how I can duplicate the calculation?
The "^" character in SAS means the truth evaluation "not". In Excel
this is to raise a number to a power, the equivelent in SAS is "**".
I don't think the result you provided is correct. This calculation
returned 0.036 (to 3dp) in both Excel and SAS.