## HELP ME !

 Author Message LutzM SSC Guru Group: General Forum Members Points: 56261 Visits: 13559 One possible answer is rather simple: 24.Since the OP wants to do a calculation, we need to extract the numbers. For each question we have 4 times the number one and the questions are numbered 1, 2, and 3.Therefore we get 1*(1+1+1+1) + 2*(1+1+1+1) + 3*(1+1+1+1) = 4 + 8 + 12 = 24. LutzA pessimist is an optimist with experience. How to get fast answers to your question How to post performance related questionsLinks for Tally Table , Cross Tabs and Dynamic Cross Tabs , Delimited Split Function SQLRNNR SSC Guru Group: General Forum Members Points: 144365 Visits: 18651 LutzM (4/2/2011)One possible answer is rather simple: 24.Since the OP wants to do a calculation, we need to extract the numbers. For each question we have 4 times the number one and the questions are numbered 1, 2, and 3.Therefore we get 1*(1+1+1+1) + 2*(1+1+1+1) + 3*(1+1+1+1) = 4 + 8 + 12 = 24.Wasn't the answer supposed to be 42 since everything can be answered by 42? Jason...AKA CirqueDeSQLeil_______________________________________________I have given a name to my pain...MCM SQL Server, MVPSQL RNNRPosting Performance Based Questions - Gail ShawLearn Extended Events