﻿ SQL: List the names of those employees starting with A

# SQL Exercise: List the names of those employees starting with A

## SQL employee Database: Exercise-105 with Solution

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105. From the following table, write a SQL query to identify those employees whose names begin with 'A' and are six characters long. Return employee name.

Sample table: employees

Sample Solution:

``````SELECT emp_name
FROM employees
WHERE emp_name LIKE 'A%'
AND length(emp_name)=6;
``````

Sample Output:

``` emp_name
----------
(2 rows)
```

Explanation:

The said query in SQL that selects the names of employees whose names start with 'A' and have a length of exactly 6 characters from the employees table.

The WHERE clause includes employees whose names starts with 'A' and the length() function to check if the length of the name is exactly 6 characters.

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Sample Database: employee

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