## How do you ROUND to 2 decimal places in Oracle?

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3 Ways to Format a Number to 2 Decimal Places in Oracle

- The TO_CHAR() Function. Here’s an example that uses the TO_CHAR(number) function: SELECT TO_CHAR(1.2345, ‘fm99D00’) FROM DUAL;
- The ROUND() Function. Here’s an example that uses the ROUND(number) function: SELECT ROUND(1.2573, 2) FROM DUAL;
- The TRUNC() Function.

## How do you ROUND a number in Oracle?

Oracle / PLSQL: ROUND Function (with numbers)

- Description. The Oracle/PLSQL ROUND function returns a number rounded to a certain number of decimal places.
- Syntax (with numbers) The syntax for the ROUND function in Oracle/PLSQL is: ROUND( number [, decimal_places] )
- Returns.
- Applies To.
- Example – with numbers.

**What is the precision of number in Oracle?**

1 to 38

The Oracle NUMBER data type has precision and scale. The precision is the number of digits in a number. It ranges from 1 to 38. The scale is the number of digits to the right of the decimal point in a number.

**What is Oracle number precision and scale?**

Oracle guarantees the portability of numbers with precision of up to 20 base-100 digits, which is equivalent to 39 or 40 decimal digits depending on the position of the decimal point. s is the scale, or the number of digits from the decimal point to the least significant digit. The scale can range from -84 to 127.

### How do you round a value to the nearest 1000 in SQL?

Notice that we need a complex expression involving CEILING, in order to get the “rounded up to next 1000” number that you wanted. The “trick” (if you want to call it that) is to divide by 1000.0, which forces a decimal result, before applying the CEILING.

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

Discussion: 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 in SQL?**

**How do you ROUND a value to the nearest 1000 in SQL?**

#### How does round function work in SQL?

ROUND always returns a value. If length is negative and larger than the number of digits before the decimal point, ROUND returns 0. ROUND returns a rounded numeric_expression, regardless of data type, when length is a negative number.

#### What is precision number?

Precision is the number of digits in a number. Scale is the number of digits to the right of the decimal point in a number. For example, the number 123.45 has a precision of 5 and a scale of 2. In SQL Server, the default maximum precision of numeric and decimal data types is 38.

**What is the max value of number in Oracle?**

Datatype Limits

Datatypes | Limit |
---|---|

NUMBER | 999…(38 9’s) x10125 maximum value -999…(38 9’s) x10125 minimum value |

Precision | 38 significant digits |

RAW | Maximum size: 2000 bytes |

VARCHAR | Maximum size: 4000 bytes |

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