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Angelique Grainer

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3-1.

After completing the tutorial, I saved the file under a new name by clicking File ->
Save As and saving the project name as ACL_Tutorial_Metaphor_Test. I then
continued working with the original project titled ACL_Tutorial_Metaphor.

3-2.

I verified the date for the Company_Dept table. The results that were returned
showed zero data validity errors.
@@ Log File C:\ACL Data\Sample Data Files\ACL_Tutorial_Metaphor_LOG
Opened at 10:50:50 on 02/07/2016
@ VERIFY FIELDS Dept_Code Dept_Name ERRORLIMIT 10 TO SCREEN
11:20:02 - 02/07/2016
0 data validity errors detected
</result>

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4-1.

I extracted the records with NEWBAL value greater than 1000 to a new table for
later analysis by creating a filter with the expression NEWBAL > 1000 and then
clicking Count Records. The records returned a value of 65. I then extracted the
data by selecting Data -> Extract Data -> and titling the table as
NEWBAL_GREATER_1000.
@ EXTRACT FIELDS NEWBAL TO "NEWBAL_GREATER_1000" OPEN
12:18:28 - 02/07/2016
65 records produced
Extraction to table C:\ACL Data\Sample Data
Files\NEWBAL_GREATER_1000.FIL is complete
65 of 200 matched the Filter: NEWBAL > 1000
Opening file "NEWBAL_GREATER_1000"

4-2.

The difference between the total number of transactions and the number of
transactions with a NEWBAL value greater than 2000 is 147. I got this amount by
applying a filter using the expression NEWBAL > 2000. The records returned a
value of 53.
@ COUNT
11:53:26 - 02/07/2016
53 records counted
53 of 200 matched the Filter: NEWBAL > 2000

4-3.

Of the credit card numbers that have a NEWBAL value greater than 2000, 12 have
a PASTDUEAMT greater than zero.
@ COUNT
11:55:00 - 02/07/2016
12 records counted
12 of 200 matched the Filter: (NEWBAL > 2000)
0)

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AND

(PASTDUEAMT >

I exported the card numbers with a zero NEWBAL value to a text file by first
applying a filter using the expression NEWBAL = 0 and then performing a record
count. The records returned a value of 16. I then clicked Data -> Export Data to
Other Application and selected the text format.
@ EXPORT FIELDS CARDNUM AS 'CARDNUM' CREDLIM AS 'CREDLIM' CUSTNO
AS 'CUSTNO' EXPDT AS 'EXPDT' FINCHG AS 'FINCHG' MINPYMTDUE AS
'MINPYMTDUE' NEWBAL AS 'NEWBAL' PASTDUEAMT AS 'PASTDUEAMT'
PMTDUEDT AS 'PMTDUEDT' PREVBAL AS 'PREVBAL' RATE AS 'RATE' STMTDT
AS 'STMTDT' TO "NEWBAL_ZERO"
12:06:34 - 02/07/2016
16 records produced
Output to C:\ACL Data\Sample Data Files\NEWBAL_ZERO.TXT is done
16 of 200 matched the Filter: NEWBAL = 0

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4-5.

I exported the card numbers with a negative NEWBAL value to an Access file by
first applying a filter using the expression NEWBAL < 0 and then performing a
record count. The records returned a value of 27. I then clicked Data -> Export Data
to Other Application and selected the Access Format.
@ COUNT
12:09:25 - 02/07/2016
27 records counted
27 of 200 matched the Filter: NEWBAL < 0
@ EXPORT FIELDS CARDNUM AS 'CARDNUM' CREDLIM AS 'CREDLIM' CUSTNO
AS 'CUSTNO' EXPDT AS 'EXPDT' FINCHG AS 'FINCHG' MINPYMTDUE AS
'MINPYMTDUE' NEWBAL AS 'NEWBAL' PASTDUEAMT AS 'PASTDUEAMT'
PMTDUEDT AS 'PMTDUEDT' PREVBAL AS 'PREVBAL' RATE AS 'RATE' STMTDT
AS 'STMTDT' ACCESS TO "CUSTNO_NEGATIVE_NEWBAL"
12:10:24 - 02/07/2016
27 records produced
Output to CUSTNO_NEGATIVE_NEWBAL.MDB is done
27 of 200 matched the Filter: NEWBAL < 0

4-6.

The total amount of FINCHG is 3,872.20. There are 60 credit card holders that have
a FINCHG value that is greater than $10.00. I found these results by applying a
filter and performing a record count.
@ TOTAL FIELDS FINCHG
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The total of FINCHG is:

3,872.20

@ COUNT
12:11:45 - 02/07/2016
60 records counted
60 of 200 matched the Filter: FINCHG > 10.00

4-7.

I found the total of all current balances in the Credit_Card_Metaphor table to be


286,315.79. This amount was returned when I clicked Analyze -> Total Fields ->
NEWBAL.
@ TOTAL FIELDS NEWBAL
12:12:23 - 02/07/2016
The total of NEWBAL is:

4-8.

286,315.79

I performed a filter using the expression CREDLIM > 10000. The test returned
records showing there are 2 credit card numbers that have limits exceeding
$10,000.00
@ COUNT
12:13:13 - 02/07/2016
2 records counted
2 of 200 matched the Filter: CREDLIM > 10000