17.10 - Result Type - Advanced SQL Engine - Teradata Database

Teradata Vantage™ - SQL Functions, Expressions, and Predicates

Advanced SQL Engine
Teradata Database
Release Number
Release Date
July 2021
Content Type
Programming Reference
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English (United States)

The result data type is the same type as that of the numeric_value argument. For example, if the data type of numeric_value is DECIMAL/NUMERIC, the return type is DECIMAL/NUMERIC with the same precision and scale as the numeric_value argument.

For information on the default data type formats, see Teradata Vantage™ - Data Types and Literals, B035-1143.