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## How do you do a difference in SQL?

SQL Server DIFFERENCE() Function

The DIFFERENCE() function compares **two** SOUNDEX values, and returns an integer. The integer value indicates the match for the two SOUNDEX values, from 0 to 4. 0 indicates weak or no similarity between the SOUNDEX values.

## How do I get the difference between two queries in SQL?

The **Minus Operator** in SQL is used with two SELECT statements. The MINUS operator is used to subtract the result set obtained by first SELECT query from the result set obtained by second SELECT query.

## How do you subtract data in SQL?

The SQL **MINUS operator** is used to return all rows in the first SELECT statement that are not returned by the second SELECT statement. Each SELECT statement will define a dataset. The MINUS operator will retrieve all records from the first dataset and then remove from the results all records from the second dataset.

## Is there any difference function in SQL?

DIFFERENCE() Function in SQL Server

The DIFFERENCE() function **compares two different SOUNDEX values**, and return the value of the integer. This value measures the degree that the SOUNDEX values match, on a scale of 0 to 4.

## How many tables can be join in SQL query?

Theoretically, there is no upper limit on the number of tables that can be joined using a SELECT statement. (One join condition always combines two tables!) However, the Database Engine has an implementation restriction: the maximum number of tables that can be joined in a SELECT statement is **64**.

## What does count (*) do in SQL?

COUNT(*) **returns the number of rows in a specified table**, and it preserves duplicate rows. It counts each row separately. This includes rows that contain null values.

## How do I find the difference between two dates in SQL query?

To find the difference between dates, **use the DATEDIFF(datepart, startdate, enddate) function**. The datepart argument defines the part of the date/datetime in which you’d like to express the difference. Its value can be year , quarter , month , day , minute , etc.

## How do I get a count in SQL query?

**SQL COUNT() Function**

- SQL COUNT(column_name) Syntax. The COUNT(column_name) function returns the number of values (NULL values will not be counted) of the specified column: …
- SQL COUNT(*) Syntax. The COUNT(*) function returns the number of records in a table: …
- SQL COUNT(DISTINCT column_name) Syntax.

## How do you create a self join in SQL?

To use a self join, the table must contain **a column (call it X)** that acts as the primary key and a different column (call it Y) that stores values that can be matched up with the values in Column X. The values of Columns X and Y do not have to be the same for any given row, and the value in Column Y may even be null .

## How do you add or subtract in SQL?

Arithmetic operators can perform arithmetical operations on numeric operands involved. Arithmetic operators are addition(+), subtraction(-), multiplication(*) and division(/).

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Arithmetic Operators.

Operator | Meaning | Operates on |
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– (Subtract) | Subtraction | Numeric value |

* (Multiply) | Multiplication | Numeric value |

/ (Divide) | Division | Numeric value |

## How do I limit in SQL?

The SQL LIMIT clause restricts how many rows are returned from a query. The syntax for the LIMIT clause is: **SELECT * FROM table LIMIT X;.** **X represents** how many records you want to retrieve. For example, you can use the LIMIT clause to retrieve the top five players on a leaderboard.