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FOrmat Float

jwebster77
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Hello all, I have a insert statement (below) in which the @pDifference is a float.  If the variable contains 2.7777764646 for example, I want to format so that the insert just puts 2.7 into the database.  Please help!  Urgent!
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cast(@pDifference as decimal(5,1))

This is how I did it for anyone interested.
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SELECGT ROUND(@pDifference, 1) AS RoundedValue
jwebster77 - your solution will put 2.8 into the database though?

If you want the value rounded down to 2.7 instead:
cast(floor(@pDifference * 10) as decimal(5, 1)) / 10

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Good point.  I am not sure if we want to round down yet or not...  The example show was more for "decimal places" being limited to 1. I'll give you the credit for the answer though, just in case I need to use the floor function!
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