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What is SAS?
SAS is a tool for analyzing statistical data. SAS is an acronym for statistical analytics software. The main purpose of SAS is to retrieve, report and analyze statistical data. Each statement in SAS environment ends with a semicolon otherwise the statement will give an error message. It is a powerful tool for running SQL queries and automating user’s task through macros.
Apart from this SAS offer descriptive visualization through graphs and there are various SAS versions provides reporting of machine learning, data mining, time series etc. SAS supports two types of statements included to run the program. Broadly speaking the statements in a SAS program categorized as : data steps and procedures.
In this article I have tried to explain data analysis using SAS. For the explanation I have created data car with variables price in dollars, length of the car, car’s repair ratings which is a categorical value, foreign value shows whether cars are foreign or domestic, weight and finally mpg