Suppose you are asked to complete a number of modifications to the
data set Hrd.Temp. The first modification is to create a new
variable that contains the salary of temporary employees. Examining
the data set, you realize that one of the variables needed to
calculate salaries is the character variable PayRate. To complete
the calculation, you need to convert PayRate from character to
In such cases, you should use the INPUT function before attempting the calculation. The INPUT function converts character ...