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How do I perform mathematical update from fields using select statement

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I would like be able to update multiple fields with a mathematical function. For example in this example query I would like each field to be 76% of the original fields value.

select CHARGE from SHCOSTS where COST_CODE='R'and L_WEIGHT < 5.001
which output's


5.490
5.840
5.930
6.070
6.250
5.830
6.220
6.490
6.680
6.770
5.940
6.740
7.080
7.440
7.750
6.200
6.880
7.300
7.780
8.090
6.490
7.260
7.690
8.070
8.390
6.580
7.410
7.900
8.420
8.780
6.690
7.660
8.460
9.060
9.540
20.620
22.900
24.930
27.220
29.590
5.020
5.070
5.100
5.160
5.200
20.620
22.900
24.930
27.220
29.590
5.090
5.140
5.170
5.230
5.290
7.830
8.460
9.940
11.190
12.720
8.070
8.700
10.210
11.800
13.410
14.150
15.400
15.950
17.050
18.150
22.250
23.400
24.600
25.750
26.550
7.830
8.460
9.940
11.190
12.720
8.070
8.700
10.210
11.800
13.410
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Try:

update SHCOSTS
set CHARGE = CHARGE *0.76
where COST_CODE='R'and L_WEIGHT < 5.001
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by:elusivedisc
ID: 37715873
Worked perfect thank you.
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