convert numeric to percent in a sql calculation

I want to update a field in a table with a calculation

update table

set weighted = potential * prob

however I need prob to be treated as a %

how would I do this

eg

100 * 10% = 10
Chris MichalczukConsultantAsked:
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Ryan ChongCommented:
try

update table

set weighted = potential * probĀ /100
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HuaMin ChenProblem resolverCommented:
Hi,
If you're sure "prob" is a percentage, you can always do this

update table
set weighted = potential * prob/100

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HuaMin ChenProblem resolverCommented:
Or you can directly update prob to be prob/100, and please ensure prob is having data type like

decimal(17,4)
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Chris MichalczukConsultantAuthor Commented:
thanks
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