Decimal places only show two

Select Number From Table

is returning

12.4653453544

i would like only the first two number after the decimal so it should be

12.46

HOW?
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Jim HornMicrosoft SQL Server Developer, Architect, and AuthorCommented:
Rounding or no rounding?

-- Rounding
Select CAST(Number as numeric(9,2)) From Table

-- No rounding (probably a better way to pull this off)
SELECT CAST(FLOOR(number * 100) / 100 as decimal(9,2)) From Table
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Koen Van WielinkBusiness Intelligence SpecialistCommented:
Jim, just curious, why do you cast the field rather than just using ROUND or FLOOR directly?
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vbnetcoderAuthor Commented:
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Jim HornMicrosoft SQL Server Developer, Architect, and AuthorCommented:
>why do you cast the field rather than just using ROUND or FLOOR directly?
Round does the rounding, but doesn't change the data type, so rounding to two decimal places returns 12.4700000.  A fun nugget of info I learned the last time I sat for the 70-433 SQL 2008 Development exam.
Declare @number decimal(19,9) = 12.4653453544
Select CAST(@number as numeric(9,2))
SELECT ROUND(@number, 2) 

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Thanks for the grade.  Good luck with your project.
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