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SQL ROUND Function

Wednesday, December 14, 2011

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The SQL ROUND function is used to round a numeric field in a table to the number of decimals specified.

Employees Table

employeeIDemployeeNameyearsOfService
1000John Smith10.25
1001Fred White22.53
1002Jane Scott17.4
1003Samuel Williams9.9


In this example, we want to round the results of the yearsOfService to the nearest whole number.


Syntax

SELECT ROUND(column_name, decimals)
FROM Table


Example
SELECT employeeName as [Employee Name], ROUND(yearsofService,0) as [Years of Service]
FROM employees


Results

Employee NameYears of Service
John Smith10
Fred White23
Jane Scott17
Samuel Williams10

The SQL ROUND function is very useful when you need to round the numbers in the result set to a specific number of decimal places.

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