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is 100/0.5 =200? I'm confused can you explain why
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James HIT Director
Commented:
When you are dividing by decimals, you must convert it to a whole number first, thus:

100 x 10 = 1000
0.5 x 10 = 5

1000/5 = 200
Glanced up at my screen and thought I had coded the Matrix...  Turns out, I just fell asleep on the keyboard.
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Think about it like this:  when you divide two numbers, you are saying, "how many occurrences of the bottom number would I have to add together in order to equal the top number?"  So, how many 0.5s would it take to get to 100?
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how is it related to SQL Server?

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