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# Weekday order and additional calculation in MySQL

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My query returns weekdays in alphabetical order likes following:

Friday
Monday
Saturday
Sunday
Thursday
Tuesday
Wednesday

Question #1:
How do I re-write this query and make the weekday shown in the order of:
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
Sunday

Question #2:
How do I add a additional column in this query to show a calculated result?
e.g.
Weekday|Win|Lost|Rate(Win/Lost)
Monday|4|5|80%

Thanks.

``````SELECT date_format( GameDate, '%W' ) , SUM( Win ) , SUM( Lost )
FROM MyTable
WHERE GameDate >= date_sub( now( ) , INTERVAL 500
MONTH )
GROUP BY date_format( GameDate, '%W' )
ORDER BY date_format( GameDate, '%W' )
``````
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Top Expert 2008

Commented:
Try using %w (lower case) instead of %W in the ORDER BY clause:

...ORDER BY date_format( GameDate, '%w' )

This will order with sunday first, then monday, tuesday...

To put sunday last, try this:

...ORDER BY date_format( GameDate, '%w' )=0,date_format( GameDate, '%w' )
Top Expert 2008

Commented:
...oh, and the calculated column:

CONCAT(FLOOR((SUM( Win )/SUM( Lost ))*100),'%') AS 'Rate(Win/Lost)'
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Commented:

``````For first question, you can try like this:

SELECT WeekDayCol,Sum_Win,Sum_Lost FROM (
SELECT date_format( GameDate, '%W' ) AS WeekDayCol,
CASE WHEN date_format( GameDate, '%W' ) = 'Monday' THEN 1
WHEN date_format( GameDate, '%W' ) = 'TuesDay' THEN 2
WHEN date_format( GameDate, '%W' ) = 'Wednesday' THEN 3
WHEN date_format( GameDate, '%W' ) = 'Thursday' THEN 4
WHEN date_format( GameDate, '%W' ) = 'Friday' THEN 5
WHEN date_format( GameDate, '%W' ) = 'Saturday' THEN 6
WHEN date_format( GameDate, '%W' ) = 'Sunday' THEN 7 END AS NumDateFormat,
SUM( Win ) AS Sum_Win, SUM( Lost ) AS Sum_Lost
FROM MyTable
WHERE GameDate >= date_sub( now( ) , INTERVAL 500
MONTH )
GROUP BY date_format( GameDate, '%W' ) ) t1
ORDER BY NumDateFormat

For second question:

SELECT WeekDayCol,Sum_Win,Sum_Lost, (Sum_Win * 1.0 * 100) / Sum_Lost AS Rate
FROM (
SELECT date_format( GameDate, '%W' ) AS WeekDayCol,
CASE WHEN date_format( GameDate, '%W' ) = 'Monday' THEN 1
WHEN date_format( GameDate, '%W' ) = 'TuesDay' THEN 2
WHEN date_format( GameDate, '%W' ) = 'Wednesday' THEN 3
WHEN date_format( GameDate, '%W' ) = 'Thursday' THEN 4
WHEN date_format( GameDate, '%W' ) = 'Friday' THEN 5
WHEN date_format( GameDate, '%W' ) = 'Saturday' THEN 6
WHEN date_format( GameDate, '%W' ) = 'Sunday' THEN 7 END AS NumDateFormat,
SUM( Win ) AS Sum_Win, SUM( Lost ) AS Sum_Lost
FROM MyTable
WHERE GameDate >= date_sub( now( ) , INTERVAL 500
MONTH )
GROUP BY date_format( GameDate, '%W' ) ) t1
ORDER BY NumDateFormat
``````

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