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Return Rows as per Quantity of Columns Value In SQL

I need to return as many rows as a qty column is telling me, but getting an error message
 		SELECT O.orderKey,U.lastname,U.firstname,LIP.qty
    	FROM orders O
    	inner join lineItems LI on LI.orderKey = O.orderKey
    	inner join lineitems_product LIP on LIP.lineitemKey = LI.lineitemKey 
    	inner join users U on U.userKey = O.userKey	
    	WHERE O.void <> 'Y' 
    	and LI.productID = 'GC'
    (SELECT number
    FROM master..spt_values 
    WHERE Type = 'P') as  n
WHERE t.qty > n.number

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>but getting an error message
An excellent idea would be to tell us what that error message is, especially if you can double-click on it, watch the cursor jump to the offending line, and also tell us what that line is.
Also your query does not specify how t and n are related.  JOIN, LEFT JOIN, CROSS JOIN, ...
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Msg 156, Level 15, State 1, Line 13
Incorrect syntax near the keyword 'SELECT'.
Msg 102, Level 15, State 1, Line 15
Incorrect syntax near ')'.
i was  trying  to use this idea from the page which is what I need
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Thank you. what a silly mistake