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SQL query - AVG TOP 10

Posted on 2008-10-30
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Hi all,
How do I use a avg statement in conjunction with a top selection? Like:

select avg
(select top 10 column1
from table1
order by column1 desc)

Thanks!
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by:chaitu chaitu
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Select * from emp where sal > (select avg(sal) from emp);
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Aneesh Retnakaran earned 500 total points
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select avg (Column1)
from
(select top 10 column1
from table1
order by column1 desc)a
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by:TechSinger
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Try this.

select avg(t1.column1)
from (select top 10 t2.column1 
from table1 t2
order by t2.column1 desc) t1

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