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Yak Posting Veteran

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Posted - 2009-10-08 : 07:03:43

I would like to make two columns one where the figures are rounded up that has >0.4 and one that has figures rounded <0.5?

Please assist.

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Posted - 2009-10-08 : 07:07:32
What about 0.45?

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Yak Posting Veteran

66 Posts

Posted - 2009-10-08 : 07:10:08
:)Ok so if you understand what the idea is what would you recommend.I want to have 2 columns to show the effects of the rounding?
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Posted - 2009-10-08 : 08:12:15
SELECT Col1,[RoundedUp] = CASE WHEN col >= .5 CEILING(Col1) ELSE 0 END
,[RoundedDown] = CASE WHEN col < .5 FLOOR(Col1) ELSE 0 END
FROM yourTable

You can put whatever you want for the ELSE part (col1, null, etc.)


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Posted - 2009-10-08 : 08:28:38
select col,floor(col+0.5),floor(col) FROM
select '0.45' as col union all select '0.3'
) yourTable


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