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using coalesce but showing greater value of two

Hi everyone

small problem and can't seem to figure it out and would love help

Code below shows a link from one of my tables my problem is I have found a case where the withdrawn week is considerably greater than the end week which shouldn't be the case.

To cater for this I was wondering can you say coalesce these two values but whatever value is less (except NULL) display that value instead bearing in mind that I need to subtract 1 from the value withdrawn week.  I think I need coalesce because alot of the times withdrawn week can be null - maybe there is another way to do this im not sure?

Help appreciated

and ( (a.week_no >= b.starting_week)
and (a.week_no <= (coalesce (b.withdrawn_week -1, b.end_week))) )

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DatabasesMicrosoft SQL Server 2005SQL

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8/22/2022 - Mon

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worked a treat thanks very much for your help
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