How do I copy & paste text on an iPad?

I found several places on the web that explained this.

Problem is, none work.

Two questions:

1. How do you do this?

2. Why is it SO DIFFICULT?
Richard KortsBusiness Owner / Chief DeveloperAsked:
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Ryan ChongBusiness Systems Analyst , ex-Senior Application EngineerCommented:
try this:
How to copy, paste, and perform basic text editing on your new iPad
http://www.imore.com/edit-text-define-words-ipad

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Dave BaldwinFixer of ProblemsCommented:
Maybe because it's not really made for editing...
Kyle SantosQuality AssuranceCommented:
Great example, Ryan.
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