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svicky9
Posting Yak Master

United Kingdom
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 Posted - 07/25/2006 :  11:32:52 select 5/2 The answer is 2how can i get the decimal solution 2.5thanks Vic

RyanRandall
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United Kingdom
1074 Posts

 Posted - 07/25/2006 :  11:34:12 select 5.0/2 Ryan Randallwww.monsoonmalabar.com London-based IT consultancy Solutions are easy. Understanding the problem, now, that's the hard part.

svicky9
Posting Yak Master

United Kingdom
232 Posts

 Posted - 07/25/2006 :  11:37:46 but if i want to use variables how do i proceedlike declare @a intset @a= 5select @a/2

SwePeso
Patron Saint of Lost Yaks

Sweden
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 Posted - 07/25/2006 :  11:40:27 ```declare @a int set @a= 5 select @a/2.0```Or```declare @a int, @b int set @a= 5, @b = 2 select 1.0 * @a / @b```Peter LarssonHelsingborg, Sweden

Srinika
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Sri Lanka
1378 Posts

 Posted - 07/25/2006 :  11:42:44 declare @a int, @b decimal (8,2)set @a = 5set @b = convert(decimal (8,2), @a)select @b/2Srinika

svicky9
Posting Yak Master

United Kingdom
232 Posts

 Posted - 07/25/2006 :  11:51:25 hi friends thanks for the reply...is there any function in the Sql server that will calculate the reminder for the 2 numbersI tried the BOL but no use...Is there any formula???Vic

svicky9
Posting Yak Master

United Kingdom
232 Posts

 Posted - 07/25/2006 :  11:53:15 sorry got it its %Vic
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