Oracle update stmt

I have the following simple update stmt in oracle 11g but got error "ORA-00933: SQL command not properly ended"
Please suggest

Update tbl1
set tbl1.amount_'50.00'
from tbl1 left join tbl2 on
where tbl2.state='NY';

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johnsoneSenior Oracle DBACommented:
As far as I know, Oracle has not adopted that syntax.

This should be equivalent:
UPDATE tbl1 
SET    tbl1.amount='50.00' 
              SELECT 1 
              FROM   tbl2 
              WHERE = 
              AND    tbl2.state = 'NY');

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