Fundamentals of
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Lesson 14. Built-In Functions Save Time

In this lesson you will learn:

  • Which numeric functions exist
  • How to use string functions to manipulate strings
  • Which date and time functions let you modify date and time values
  • How the data-testing functions inspect data
  • When to convert data from one type to another with the data-conversion functions
  • How to format your data to look the way you want it to look

Reading Assignments

Read the following sections from your free online textbook:
Expand Many Functions
Expand Numeric Functions
Expand String Functions
Expand Date and Time Functions
Expand Data-Testing Functions
Expand Data Conversion Functions
Expand Format Function

Learning Activities

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