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From:Peter Brawley Date:December 19 2005 2:30pm
Subject:Re: How to Square a number?
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 >        Yes, it's a bit more complicated than that. I'm using an 
expression
 >so I don't want to have to repeat the whole expression all over again.

What's wrong with CAST( POWER( <expr>, 2 ) AS SIGNED )?

PB

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mos wrote:

> At 05:43 PM 12/18/2005, James Harvard wrote:
>
>> Maybe I'm missing something, but can't you just multiply the number 
>> by itself?
>>
>> select (3 * 3);
>>
>> select (int_col * int_col) as squared from table_name;
>>
>> James H
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>
> James,
>         Yes, it's a bit more complicated than that. I'm using an 
> expression so I don't want to have to repeat the whole expression all 
> over again.
>
> Mike
>
>
>
>
>> At 5:36 pm -0600 18/12/05, mos wrote:
>> >How do I square a number in MySQL 4.1? I thought it would be 
>> something simple like:
>> >select 3**2
>> >but that produces a syntax error. I can use Pow(3,2) but that 
>> produces a float. Is there a Square function?
>>
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How to Square a number?mos19 Dec
  • Re: How to Square a number?James Harvard19 Dec
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