How do I write a where clause that will return only values that have more than two digits to the right of the decimal...
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point (ie. 27.543)? The data type is decimal, length 9, precision 13, scale 6. This is a typical situation when you want a dollar figure that is exactly two decimal place to the right of the decimal. I hope this is not too easy.
You said you want the amounts with more than two decimal digits, i.e. the ones with fractions of a penny. The tried-and-true technique involves truncating (rounding down), and then comparing to the original number. Most databases have specialized functions that could be used here, like FLOOR() or ROUND(). Here's a solution that uses just the standard SQL CAST function to do the truncation --
select DollarAmt from MoneyTable where CAST(DollarAmt*100 AS INTEGER) <> DollarAmt*100
If you want the amounts with exact pennies, use an equal condition.
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