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Division 16/3 returns 5

Posted on 2009-04-14
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Hi,

I am sure you have a solution for this problem...

Select 16/3 AS [Result]

It returns 5... shouldnt it return 5.333333 ?

If tryed aswell

Select Cast (16/3 AS DECIMAL(5,2)) AS Result
It returns 5.00

I don't get it!
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Question by:T-Virus
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try this:

select 16.0/3
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so...


select cast(16 as decimal)/3
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