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Re: Division in Postgre

From: "hatuan" <hatuan05(at)gmail(dot)com>
To: <pgsql-sql(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Division in Postgre
Date: 2005-05-02 04:15:04
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Thank you
----- Original Message -----
From: "Stephan Szabo" <sszabo(at)megazone(dot)bigpanda(dot)com>
To: "tuan" <atuan_h(at)hotmail(dot)com>
Cc: <pgsql-sql(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Sent: Saturday, April 30, 2005 10:56 AM
Subject: Re: [SQL] Division in Postgre


> On Sun, 24 Apr 2005, tuan wrote:
>
> > In sql server my division select cast(3 as float)/10 is 0.29999999999.
> > But in postgres select cast(3 as float8)/10 is 0.3. How to get result
like
> > sql server?
>
> I believe you can control what precision is used in printing the float
> results with extra_float_digits. I believe setting it to 2 will give a
> 0.29... result however it has more 9s than the above.
>
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