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## Does MySQL ROUND up or down?

According to Mysql docs, For exact-value numbers, ROUND() uses the “**round half up”** rule.

## What does ROUND () do in SQL?

The ROUND() function **rounds a number to a specified number of decimal places**. Tip: Also look at the FLOOR() and CEILING() functions.

## How do I limit decimal places in MySQL?

If you’d like to round a floating-point number to a specific number of decimal places in SQL, **use the ROUND function**. The first argument of this function is the column whose values you want to round; the second argument is optional and denotes the number of places to which you want to round.

## How do you round a number down in SQL?

The **SQL FLOOR() function** rounded up any positive or negative decimal value down to the next least integer value. SQL DISTINCT along with the SQL FLOOR() function is used to retrieve only unique value after rounded down to the next least integer value depending on the column specified.

## What is MySQL coalesce?

The MySQL COALESCE() function is **used for returning the first non-null value in a list of expressions**. If all the values in the list evaluate to NULL, then the COALESCE() function returns NULL. The COALESCE() function accepts one parameter which is the list which can contain various values.

## How do you round to 4 decimal places in MySQL?

**ROUND()** Function in MySQL. The ROUND() function in MySQL is used to round a number to a specified number of decimal places. If no specified number of decimal places is provided for round off, it rounds off the number to the nearest integer.

## How do you round to 2 decimal places?

**Rounding to decimal places**

- look at the first digit after the decimal point if rounding to one decimal place or the second digit for two decimal places.
- draw a vertical line to the right of the place value digit that is required.
- look at the next digit.
- if it’s 5 or more, increase the previous digit by one.

## How can I get value to 2 decimal places in SQL?

Select Convert(Numeric(38, 2), **Minutes/60.0**) from …. MySQL: Select Convert(Minutes/60.0, Decimal(65, 2)) from …. The Cast function is a wrapper for the Convert function.

## How do you round a query in SQL?

SELECT ROUND(**@value**, 1); SELECT ROUND(@value, 2); SELECT ROUND(@value, 3); In this example, we can see that with decimal values round up to the nearest value as per the length.

## How do I round a date in SQL?

ROUND returns date **rounded to the unit specified by the format model fmt** . The value returned is always of datatype DATE , even if you specify a different datetime datatype for date . If you omit fmt , then date is rounded to the nearest day.

## How do you calculate square root in SQL?

To compute the square root of a number, **use the SQRT() function**. This function takes a number as its argument and returns the square root.

## How do I get rid of extra decimal places in SQL?

Overview of SQL **TRUNCATE() function**

The TRUNCATE() function returns n truncated to d decimal places. If you skip d , then n is truncated to 0 decimal places. If d is a negative number, the function truncates the number n to d digits left to the decimal point.

## How do you set decimal places in SQL?

Generally you can define the precision of a number in SQL by defining it with parameters. For most cases this will be NUMERIC(10,2) or Decimal(10,2) – will define a column as a Number with 10 total digits with a precision of 2 (decimal places). It can also be declared as DECIMAL(10, 2).

## How do I reduce decimal places in SQL?

The SQL AVG() function returns the average value with default decimal places. The **CAST()** is used to increase or decrease the decimal places of a value. The CAST() function is much better at preserving the decimal places when converting decimal and numeric data types.