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How do I round

0.85415 to 1 ?

I am getting a 0 instead .

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PSB - Thursday, March 1, 2018 10:20 AM
How do I round

0.85415 to 1 ?

I am getting a 0 instead .

Thanks,


How are you rounding? What are the data types used?



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You mean something like this?

DECLARE @num DECIMAL(10,5) = 0.85415;

SELECT @num, ROUND(@num,0);



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SELECT 10103,11828,ROUND(10103/11828,0) As results

-- Results coming in as 0.


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PSB - Thursday, March 1, 2018 10:55 AM

SELECT 10103,11828,ROUND(10103/11828,0) As results

-- Results coming in as 0.



You are doing integer math, that is why you are getting 0. Add a .0 to one of the numbers.

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As Lynn points out, you are effectively using integer division, which will occur BEFORE the ROUND function has a chance to operate. Whenever you are specifying a constant, and need a decimal result of division, be sure the divisor has a decimal point.

Try this:
SELECT 10103, 11828, ROUND(10103 / 11828., 0) As results



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Great. Thanks! It worked . Smile
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