Solved

Show SQL Calculation as Percentage

Posted on 2007-11-23
8
1,177 Views
Last Modified: 2010-04-21
I have this code

(dbo.tblBTLSurvey.NewBusinessQ1 + dbo.tblBTLSurvey.NewBusinessQ2 + dbo.tblBTLSurvey.NewBusinessQ3) / 80 AS sPercent

and when I run it it  sPercent shows as 0.

This is because the actual calcualtion is    12 / 80 = 0.15


so SQL rounds it off to 0


What I want to achieve is for sPercent to show 15%  


Can anyone advise me on this?

Thanks

SELECT     dbo.tblBTLSurvey.NewBusinessQ1 + dbo.tblBTLSurvey.NewBusinessQ2 + dbo.tblBTLSurvey.NewBusinessQ3 AS total_score, 
                      (dbo.tblBTLSurvey.NewBusinessQ1 + dbo.tblBTLSurvey.NewBusinessQ2 + dbo.tblBTLSurvey.NewBusinessQ3) / 12 AS sPercent, 
                      dbo.vwSurveyCount.CompletedSurveys
FROM         dbo.tblBTLSurvey CROSS JOIN
                      dbo.vwSurveyCount

Open in new window

0
Comment
Question by:Ed
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
8 Comments
 
LVL 23

Assisted Solution

by:Ashish Patel
Ashish Patel earned 300 total points
ID: 20338133
Use this

(dbo.tblBTLSurvey.NewBusinessQ1 + dbo.tblBTLSurvey.NewBusinessQ2 + dbo.tblBTLSurvey.NewBusinessQ3) / 80.00 AS sPercent
0
 
LVL 23

Assisted Solution

by:Ashish Patel
Ashish Patel earned 300 total points
ID: 20338136
I mean for 15 %
just do this
(dbo.tblBTLSurvey.NewBusinessQ1 + dbo.tblBTLSurvey.NewBusinessQ2 + dbo.tblBTLSurvey.NewBusinessQ3) / 80*100 AS sPercent
Or or 15.00 %
(dbo.tblBTLSurvey.NewBusinessQ1 + dbo.tblBTLSurvey.NewBusinessQ2 + dbo.tblBTLSurvey.NewBusinessQ3) / 80.00*100.00 AS sPercent


0
 
LVL 23

Assisted Solution

by:Ashish Patel
Ashish Patel earned 300 total points
ID: 20338138
Your code below.
SELECT     dbo.tblBTLSurvey.NewBusinessQ1 + dbo.tblBTLSurvey.NewBusinessQ2 + dbo.tblBTLSurvey.NewBusinessQ3 AS total_score, 
                      (dbo.tblBTLSurvey.NewBusinessQ1 + dbo.tblBTLSurvey.NewBusinessQ2 + dbo.tblBTLSurvey.NewBusinessQ3) / 12 * 100 AS sPercent, 
                      dbo.vwSurveyCount.CompletedSurveys
FROM         dbo.tblBTLSurvey CROSS JOIN
                      dbo.vwSurveyCount

Open in new window

0
Back Up Your Microsoft Windows Server®

Back up all your Microsoft Windows Server – on-premises, in remote locations, in private and hybrid clouds. Your entire Windows Server will be backed up in one easy step with patented, block-level disk imaging. We achieve RTOs (recovery time objectives) as low as 15 seconds.

 
LVL 18

Expert Comment

by:Jinesh Kamdar
ID: 20338140
Try 12 / 8.0
0
 
LVL 6

Expert Comment

by:Rajesh_mj
ID: 20338166
Hi,

/ (Divide) operator in Books online:

If an integer dividend is divided by an integer divisor, the result is an integer that has any fractional part of the result truncated.

 
SELECT     dbo.tblBTLSurvey.NewBusinessQ1 + dbo.tblBTLSurvey.NewBusinessQ2 + dbo.tblBTLSurvey.NewBusinessQ3 AS total_score, 
                    (dbo.tblBTLSurvey.NewBusinessQ1 + dbo.tblBTLSurvey.NewBusinessQ2 + dbo.tblBTLSurvey.NewBusinessQ3) / 0.12 AS sPercent, 
                      dbo.vwSurveyCount.CompletedSurveys
FROM         dbo.tblBTLSurvey CROSS JOIN
                      dbo.vwSurveyCount

Open in new window

0
 
LVL 4

Accepted Solution

by:
jindalankush earned 200 total points
ID: 20338256
during calculation convert any field  in float format
0
 

Author Comment

by:Ed
ID: 20338305

The answer was


SELECT     dbo.tblBTLSurvey.NewBusinessQ1 + dbo.tblBTLSurvey.NewBusinessQ2 + dbo.tblBTLSurvey.NewBusinessQ3 AS total_score, 
                      CAST(CONVERT(decimal(18, 2), dbo.tblBTLSurvey.NewBusinessQ1 + dbo.tblBTLSurvey.NewBusinessQ2 + dbo.tblBTLSurvey.NewBusinessQ3) 
                      / 80 AS varchar) + '%' AS sPercent, dbo.vwSurveyCount.CompletedSurveys
FROM         dbo.tblBTLSurvey CROSS JOIN
                      dbo.vwSurveyCount

Open in new window

0
 

Author Closing Comment

by:Ed
ID: 31410648
solution

SELECT     dbo.tblBTLSurvey.NewBusinessQ1 + dbo.tblBTLSurvey.NewBusinessQ2 + dbo.tblBTLSurvey.NewBusinessQ3 AS total_score,
                      CAST(CONVERT(decimal(18, 2), dbo.tblBTLSurvey.NewBusinessQ1 + dbo.tblBTLSurvey.NewBusinessQ2 + dbo.tblBTLSurvey.NewBusinessQ3)
                      / 80AS varchar) + '%' AS sPercent, dbo.vwSurveyCount.CompletedSurveys
FROM         dbo.tblBTLSurvey CROSS JOIN
                      dbo.vwSurveyCount
0

Featured Post

Industry Leaders: We Want Your Opinion!

We value your feedback.

Take our survey and automatically be enter to win anyone of the following:
Yeti Cooler, Amazon eGift Card, and Movie eGift Card!

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

As technology users and professionals, we’re always learning. Our universal interest in advancing our knowledge of the trade is unmatched by most industries. It’s a curiosity that makes sense, given the climate of change. Within that, there lies a…
When table data gets too large to manage or queries take too long to execute the solution is often to buy bigger hardware or assign more CPUs and memory resources to the machine to solve the problem. However, the best, cheapest and most effective so…
Video by: Steve
Using examples as well as descriptions, step through each of the common simple join types, explaining differences in syntax, differences in expected outputs and showing how the queries run along with the actual outputs based upon a simple set of dem…
This is a high-level webinar that covers the history of enterprise open source database use. It addresses both the advantages companies see in using open source database technologies, as well as the fears and reservations they might have. In this…

717 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question