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Round up or down III


Round up or down III

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Nice question, thanks! I do find it interesting that they combined rounding and truncating in one function...
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Nice question, thanks. A good follow up of the previous rounding questions.
And a great explanation.


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Very good as usualSmile

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interesting...

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Good question Hugo, learned something new.

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Good one. Made me look it up.

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For a completly different answer - execute the code with the setting for
ARITHABORT ON and note the difference. An important fact to be aware of.

Added after reading Hugo Kornelis Posted Today @ 9:14 AM posting

Copied and tested his code and got his answers. Unfortunately I did not save my test code and now can not duplicate my results, and I tested not less than 5 times ......... darn if I know the difference ..

SO ALL PLEASE DISREGARD MY COMMENTS ABOUT GETTING A DIFFERENT ANSWER WITH ARITHABORT SETTING!

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Great question, thanks. If I keep seeing order of precedence questions on QoTD, I will eventually have it memorized, and won't need to look it up any more.
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bitbucket-25253 (8/17/2010)
For a completly different answer - execute the code with the setting for
ARITHABORT ON and note the difference. An important fact to be aware of.

Huh? I executed this code:
SET ARITHABORT ON;
DECLARE @Result decimal(5,2);
SET @Result = ROUND(5/3.0, 1, 2);
PRINT @Result;
go
SET ARITHABORT OFF;
DECLARE @Result decimal(5,2);
SET @Result = ROUND(5/3.0, 1, 2);
PRINT @Result;


And I got 1.60 as both results. What did you get?


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