SQL Query Problem

I have written the below query to select items from tblItems which have different balances than their counter parts in stblBalances. However, as you can see in the picture it is pulling up records with balances that should match. In both tables the balance fields are the same (Type: Double, Format: Fixed, Decimal Places: 3).

Why is this not pulling up the correct results?
SELECT a.ItemID, a.Balance, b.Balance, a.RequiresReview, a.Category, a.Completed
FROM tblItems AS a, stblBalances AS b
WHERE a.ItemID = b.ItemID AND a.Balance <> b.Balance

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bejhanAsked:
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ralmadaCommented:
Maybe there are more decimals there. Can you try this?
SELECT a.ItemID, a.Balance, b.Balance, a.RequiresReview, a.Category, a.Completed
FROM tblItems AS a, stblBalances AS b
WHERE a.ItemID = b.ItemID AND round(a.Balance,3) <> round(b.Balance,3)

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bejhanAuthor Commented:
Ah shoot I should have known, I was having a similar problem with conditional formatting. I just figured SQL would be able handle that problem. Thanks!
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Guy Hengel [angelIII / a3]Billing EngineerCommented:
rounding, I presume.
the display is rounded, but the values do indeed not match

round(a.Balance) <> round(b.Balance)

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Guy Hengel [angelIII / a3]Billing EngineerCommented:
too slow :(
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