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SQL Query comparing Float to Decimal Help

sbornstein2 asked
Last Modified: 2015-11-02
Hello all,

I want to make sure I am doing this the most efficient way.   I am comparing in a query a nullable float amount to a nullable decimal amount.  Right now I seem to have to do this in order for the compare to work correct.

AND LTRIM(RTRIM(ISNULL(CFS.Amount,0))) = LTRIM(RTRIM(CAST(ISNULL(CDC.Amount,0) AS decimal(18,2))))

The trimming seemed to be needed as well as latest I realized I needed an ISNULL check to 0 as well.   Is there a better way to do this?  No idea why I needed the trim but it seemed to need it or things were being missed.   I have the values coming from two different sources one is using a float and one a decimal(18,2).

Thanks all
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