SQL Exercise: Employee start with 'A' and end with 'N', length six

SQL employee Database: Exercise-107 with Solution

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107. From the following table, write a SQL query to find those employees whose name is six characters in length, starting with 'A' and ending with 'N'. Return number of employees.

Sample table: employees

Sample Solution:

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

Sample Output:

 emp_id | emp_name | job_name | manager_id | hire_date  | salary  | commission | dep_id
  64989 | ADELYN   | SALESMAN |      66928 | 1991-02-20 | 1700.00 |     400.00 |   3001
(1 row)


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

With the WHERE clause, the length() function is used to verify that emp_name contains exactly six characters, and the LIKE operator is used to match names that begin with A and end with 'N'.

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Sample Database: employee

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