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# How to change several decimal digits into 2

Posted on 2008-10-01
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I am using this function, it is working but i am getting several decimal digits, any way i can change it two

case when e.interestrate = 0 then 0 else abs(l.fin_chrg/(e.interestrate/12)) end as AAVGBALA

result
13.8030303030303

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ID: 22618748
cast(case when e.interestrate = 0 then 0 else abs(l.fin_chrg/(e.interestrate/12)) end ) as decimal(6,2)) as AAVGBALA
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ID: 22618750
The easiest way is often to:

1. Multiply by 100
2. convert to integer (round to the nearest multiple of 1)
3. Convert to Decimal
4. Divide by 100.
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Author Comment

ID: 22618790
getting this error

Msg 1035, Level 15, State 10, Line 18
Incorrect syntax near 'cast', expected 'AS'.
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BrandonGalderisi earned 2000 total points
ID: 22619140
Sorry... one too many )

cast(case when e.interestrate = 0 then 0 else abs(l.fin_chrg/(e.interestrate/12)) end as decimal(6,2)) as AAVGBALA
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ID: 31502158
Cool, thanks
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