RE: Number problem

Or does this gives you any idea..

SQL>  select round(96130045, -4) from dual;

ROUND(96130045,-4)
------------------
          96130000

SQL> select round(96136462, -4) from dual;

ROUND(96136462,-4)
------------------
          96140000

-----Original Message-----
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[mailto:oracle-l-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Steve Jelfs
Sent: Thursday, December 23, 2004 3:38 PM
To: Oracle-L Freelists
Subject: Number problem


Within Oracle, how can I round up an 8 figure number to the nearest 5000

such that 96136462 becomes 9614000 and 96130045 becomes 96135000?
Maths was never my strong point!!!   ;-)

Steve



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