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RE: ORA-01722:invalid number

iamjhkang asked
Last Modified: 2007-12-19
I have a query which collects the traffic of recent 3 weeks.
To my disappointment, I got a "ORA-01722:invalid number" error message.

One thing strange is when I omit the condition "( wtd_avg_3weeks.week_no = 1)" it works ok like;


I use Oracle 8.1.7.
How can I solve this problem?


The query is as follows.

SELECT wtd_avg_3weeks.cpr_agr, wtd_avg_3weeks.traffic,wtd_avg_3weeks.week_no
FROM (select weighted_avg_traffic.eis_date,
             decode(to_char(to_date(weighted_avg_traffic.eis_date,'yyyymmdd'),'d'),'1','SUN','2','MON','3','TUE','4','WED','5','THU','6','FRI','7','SAT') as weekday,
             decode(to_number(to_char(to_date(weighted_avg_traffic.eis_date,'yyyymmdd')-to_date(a.eis_date,'yyyymmdd'),'99'))/7,0,3,1,2,2,1) as week_no,
             weighted_avg_traffic.traffic,48081 as agree,
             (weighted_avg_traffic.traffic/48081) as cpr_agr
        from weighted_avg_traffic,
            (select eis_date
               from weighted_avg_traffic
              where eis_date between to_char(sysdate-21,'yyyymmdd') and to_char(sysdate-15,'yyyymmdd')
                and to_char(to_date(eis_date,'yyyymmdd'),'d')='2') a    
       where weighted_avg_traffic.eis_date between a.eis_date and to_char(sysdate-1,'yyyymmdd')
       order by 1) wtd_avg_3weeks
WHERE ( wtd_avg_3weeks.weekday='MON' ) and  ( wtd_avg_3weeks.week_no = 1)

Watch Question

What's the datatype of the wtd_avg_3weeks.week_no column?  If it is varchar2 then ensure that you have no non-numeric data in there (i.e. a space).  If you want a quick test to see if that could be the problem, try:
wtd_avg_3weeks.week_no = '1'
Instead of
wtd_avg_3weeks.week_no = 1


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