When inputting a number as a decimal, MS SQL Server pads the end of the number with 0s to equal the number of places...
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declared in the scale. In other words, 27.543 is really 27.543000. To get around this, find the number of digits between the decimal point and the first zero.
declare @tbl_decimals table( dec_column dec(13, 6) ) insert into @tbl_decimals values(123.1) insert into @tbl_decimals values(1234.12) insert into @tbl_decimals values(12345.123) insert into @tbl_decimals values(1234.1234) select * from @tbl_decimals WHERE len(left(right(dec_column, 6), charindex('0', right(dec_column, 6)) - 1)) > 2 /* The number "6" should be replaced with the number indicated as the scale dec(precision, scale)*/
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