## What is the difference between UNION and intersection in MySQL?

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The difference between UNION and INTERSECT is that UNION gets results from both queries and combines them, while INTERSECT gets results that only exist in both queries. So, if Query 1 returns records A and B, and Query 2 returns records B and C, UNION would return A, B and C. INTERSECT would only return B.

**How do I INTERSECT in MySQL?**

Although there is no INTERSECT operator in MySQL, you can easily simulate this type of query using either the IN clause or the EXISTS clause, depending on the complexity of the INTERSECT query. First, let’s explain what an INTERSECT query is. An INTERSECT query returns the intersection of 2 or more datasets.

**What is UNION and INTERSECT in SQL?**

UNION combines results from both tables. UNION ALL combines two or more result sets into a single set, including all duplicate rows. INTERSECT takes the rows from both the result sets which are common in both. EXCEPT takes the rows from the first result data but does not in the second result set.

### Does MySQL support INTERSECT?

NOTE: MySQL does not provide support for the INTERSECT operator. This article shows us how to emulate the INTERSECT query in MySQL using the JOIN and IN clause. The following are the rules for a query that uses the INTERSECT operator: The number and order of columns in all the SELECT statements must be the same.

**Is UNION and INTERSECT same?**

Both union and intersection are the two fundamental operations through which sets can be combined and related to each other. In terms of set theory, union is the set of all the elements that are in either set, or in both, whereas intersection is the set of all distinct elements that belong to both the sets.

**What is difference between INTERSECT and UNION?**

The union of two sets contains all the elements contained in either set (or both sets). The intersection of two sets contains only the elements that are in both sets. The intersection is notated A ⋂ B.

## What is UNION in MySQL?

Description. The MySQL UNION operator is used to combine the result sets of 2 or more SELECT statements. It removes duplicate rows between the various SELECT statements. Each SELECT statement within the UNION operator must have the same number of fields in the result sets with similar data types.

**What is difference UNION and UNION all in SQL?**

The only difference between Union and Union All is that Union extracts the rows that are being specified in the query while Union All extracts all the rows including the duplicates (repeated values) from both the queries.

**What is UNION and intersection?**

The union of two sets X and Y is defined as the set of elements that are included either in the set X or set Y, or both X and Y. The intersection of two sets X and Y is defined as the set of elements that belongs to both sets X and Y. The symbol ∪ is used to represent the union of two sets.

### How do you remember the union and intersection?

The union of 2 sets A and B is denoted by A ∪ B A \cup B A∪B. This is the set of all distinct elements that are in A or B. A useful way to remember the symbol is ∪nion.

**Does union include intersection?**

The union of two sets contains all the elements contained in either set (or both sets). The union is notated A ⋃ B. The intersection of two sets contains only the elements that are in both sets.