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XPath in XQuery:  Casting to xs:decimal

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This works well for me

fn:sum($asset/(in:currentprice * in:quantity))

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But I have tried to convert this to an xs:decimal as follows, but they do not work:

fn:sum($asset/(in:currentprice * in:quantity))/xs:decimal()

fn:sum($asset/(in:currentprice * in:quantity)/xs:decimal())

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How can I cast the following XPath statement to xs:decimal ?

fn:sum($asset/(in:currentprice * in:quantity))

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Question by:Anthony Lucia
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Geert Bormans earned 2000 total points
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If the casting to decimal is a precision issue,
you need to cast prior to the calculation in order to obtain correct results

fn:sum($asset/(in:currentprice/xs:decimal() * in:quantity/xs:decimal()))

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