Find More Posts by boblarson 07-20-2009, 02:06 PM #14 tebule Registered User Join Date: Oct 2008 Posts: 38 Thanks: 0 Thanked 0 Times in 0 AKE Sep 25, 2012 at 2:38 PM 1 Comments Nice article and useful tip.However, slightly concerned about your concluding remark: ...in most cases, having a zero is graphically equivalent to NULL CASE fails to use order of operations): DECLARE @TblTest TABLE (N INT); INSERT INTO @TblTest VALUES (1), (1); --SELECT N FROM @tblTest; SELECT CASE WHEN N=1 THEN AVG(1) Typically, no one thinks to specify that nulls should be excluded. dig this

The simple fix is to use a CASE expression (or variants like ISNULL, etc.), which have more rigid physical evaluation order in SQL Server. I beg your pardon, boblarson is correct. Quote: Originally Posted by Kryst51 LOL, I have never been good at math..... thanks.

Note: the extra set of parenthesis are for clarification only and can be removed if you desire. What can I do to bypass this? CASE statements are powerful and can be used just about anywhere:SUM( objid ) / (CASEWHEN COUNT( units_purch ) = 0THEN NULLELSE COUNT( units_purch )END)As you can see, NULLIF() is a lot Divide By Zero Error Encountered In Sql Server 2012 The SQL language "allow" for short cut.

Jimmy May 13, 2009 at 11:38 AM 1 Comments Could not be easier. Divide By Zero Error Encountered In Stored Procedure I want to put a textbox on this report that will show Days Late column divide by the Count column (number of rows). Solution / Work Around: There are three ways to avoid the "Division by zero encountered" error in your SELECT statement and these are as follows: CASE statement NULLIF/ISNULL functions SET ARITHABORT http://stackoverflow.com/questions/861778/how-to-avoid-the-divide-by-zero-error-in-sql If the arguments are equal, NULLIF returns a null value.

I have a report Where my detail row is already summed up from my query. Divide By Zero Error Encountered Sql Server 2008 My thinking and reasoning skills are a little off today, due to the fact that I am tired..... isfahan Apr 14, 2012 at 2:22 PM 1 Comments hi.. BTW, here's another typical example where similar failures can happen: WHERE property_type = 'integer' AND CAST(property_value AS INT) > 10 Here the code can fail due to a covrsion error.

I've been using MySQL a lot lately and there's even more stuff in there than I realize. https://www.tutcity.com/access/avoiding-divide-by-zero-errors-in-access.13732.html For all helpful answers, please indicate this by clicking on the thumbs up next to those answers. Divide By Zero Error Encountered Excel This yields an infinite number of turns. Divide By Zero Error Encountered In Crystal Report Otherwise, the division operation is performed.

Division by zero is UNDEFINED and should NEVER return ZERO! this content So my reasoning was wrong when I worked it out in my head. My Experience With AngularJS - The Super Heroic JavaScript MVW Framework Find your next web development job on the BenNadel.com job board One Man's Search for Love - Lightning Talk Fork Did that formula work for you? __________________ No one is expected to know everything and we can all learn from each other if we try. Divide By Zero Error Encountered In Sql Server

I'm sure there is no zero divider, because when I comment WHERE out, there is no zero values at results. How to divide data of a listbox to 2 column? So Edwardo asks in the comments "what if the user puts in a 0?", and he advocates that it should be okay to get a 0 in return. weblink This is completely wrong in a mathematical sense, and it is even dangerous as your application will likely return wrong and misleading results.

select itnbr, Amount, Quantity, case when Quantity <> 0 then Amount / Quantity else 0 end from SomeTable If Quantity is not zero, the division takes place. Divide By Zero Error Encountered Ssrs Everybody who's used SQL for any amount of time knows that we can use a CASE expression to prevent division by zero. Let's divide Amount by Quantity.

If you are posting code make sure to indent each line with four spaces. ___________________________________________________ Other subreddits of interest: /r/Excel /r/VBA /r/SQL /r/Database /r/sqlserver created by ---sniff---SQL | Interoperability | VBAa community for 4 Assume a database file called SomeTable, with fields called Quantity and Amount. I keep meaning to just read through the docs. Tsql Divide By Zero Error Encountered I would assume one would want to use this solution with care, especially when dealing with multiple queries in one request...

This helped with a very tough calculation. I would like to have that in all our UDFs. –Henrik Staun Poulsen Sep 9 at 8:24 add a comment| Your Answer draft saved draft discarded Sign up or log I am having a querry in access with 131000 lines, which obviously is too much for excel and for what I need, I would like a process which can cut it check over here This is a business rule of how to calculate inventory turns.

Rewrite the query as: SELECT club_id, males, females, males/NULLIF(females, 0) AS ratio FROM school_clubs; Any number divided by NULL gives NULL, and no error is generated. You currently have 0 posts. up vote 188 down vote favorite 46 I have this error message: Msg 8134, Level 16, State 1, Line 1 Divide by zero error encountered. I then drop my value into your function...you return me a 0!

my form submited well without any error. And how do you enforce it's use? sigh –Beska May 14 '09 at 19:12 9 I'm sorry, I didn't mean to offend you. more stack exchange communities company blog Stack Exchange Inbox Reputation and Badges sign up log in tour help Tour Start here for a quick overview of the site Help Center Detailed

how to divide the data of a listbox to 2 columns, but note that the list box get data from 1 field, not 2 field. I find that in most cases, having a zero is graphically equivalent to NULL and a whole lot easier to deal with. When I learnt Fortran and Pascal as my first languages, we were taught be careful with things like division by 0: if x <> 0 then if a/x > 1 then If you want a return of 0 (or 1) then you're doing something wrong or asking the wrong question. (Anything / 0) If it's actually 0 then you're doing something wrong