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Numbers and Dates

Numbers play a significant role in many applications. As such, it is helpful to know how to use them correctly within the context of the work that you are trying to perform. This chapter will help you to understand how to perform some of the most basic operations with numbers, and it will also provide insight on performing advanced tasks such as working with currency. Dates can also become important as they can be used for many different reasons within an application. In this chapter, you will learn how to work with dates and how to perform calculations with them.

This chapter will also cover some new additions ...

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