Help with between statement in a select

I have a table with a list of dates and hours associated with those dates. I want to produce a report that sums the hours for a month. I want to change all the dates for a month to the same date for a group by statement. How can I accomplish this?
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Aneesh RetnakaranDatabase AdministratorCommented:
SELECT  CONVERT(varchar(6), datecolumn, 112) +'01' as date, sum(hrs) totl
from yourTable
GROUP BY CONVERT(varchar(6), datecolumn, 112)

** Note : in future, it will always better if you provide the table structure or sample data'
Qlemo"Batchelor", Developer and EE Topic AdvisorCommented:
One way is to use:
select year(datecol), month(datecol), sum(hourcol)
from tbl
group by year(datecol), month(datecol)

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select yr, mt, sum(hourcol)
from (
  select yr=year(datecol), mt=month(datecol), *
  from tbl
) grptbl
group by yr, mt

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Aneesh RetnakaranDatabase AdministratorCommented:
Did you try the first one ?
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