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Floor Function

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select floor(13.890) returns 13, but just for fun, here are the results for a couple of variations in SQL 2000 (one difference from SQL 2005 is shown):

select floor('13.890')
13.0
(SQL 2005 returns 13, without the trailing .0.)

select floor("13.890")
Server: Msg 207, Level 16, State 3, Line 1
Invalid column name '13.890'.


I thought select floor('13.890') would return an error, but it looks like SQL Server does an implicit conversion from text to number type in order to allow the calculation.

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