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Decimal in Wrong Place

Decimal in Wrong Place

Decimal in Wrong Place

I am trying to summarize multiple bill amounts and I am getting the right numbers but the decimal is in the wrong spot. When I use this statement to get bill amounts for a case, it returns the correct amounts:
Results: 3475.18000000 and 29740.70000000
However, when I sum those 2 amounts by client, I get 332158.80000000 instead of 33215.88000000. All the fields being added in my statement are EXPCURRENCY(decimal(25,10)),null)
How do I fix this??

RE: Decimal in Wrong Place

Hard to tell with that field in isolation, but most likely, there's something in your code that's causing you to add these values in multiple times.


RE: Decimal in Wrong Place


I am trying to summarize multiple bill amounts and I am getting the right numbers but...

Could it be that you are summarizing 10 rows, resulting in your result being 10 times as great as what you expect?

First return the DISTINCT values and then SUM().


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