Example: Returning a DECIMAL(38,2) Result

Teradata Vantage™ SQL Functions, Expressions, and Predicates

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Teradata Vantage
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Teradata Database
Teradata Vantage NewSQL Engine
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16.20
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Programming Reference
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B035-1145-162K

In the following query, the CASE expression returns a DECIMAL(38,2) result because the THEN  and  ELSE clauses contain DECIMAL values:

   SELECT SUM (CASE
                WHEN column_2=1 
                THEN column_3 * 6
                ELSE column_3
               END )
   FROM dec22;