﻿ SQL: Salesmen commission with the percent sign (%)

# SQL Exercises: Salesmen commission with the percent sign (%)

## SQL Formatting Output: Exercise-1 with Solution

From the following table, write a SQL query to select all the salespeople. Return salesman_id, name, city, commission with the percent sign (%).

Sample table: salesman

``` salesman_id |    name    |   city   | commission
-------------+------------+----------+------------
5001 | James Hoog | New York |       0.15
5002 | Nail Knite | Paris    |       0.13
5005 | Pit Alex   | London   |       0.11
5006 | Mc Lyon    | Paris    |       0.14
5007 | Paul Adam  | Rome     |       0.13
5003 | Lauson Hen | San Jose |       0.12
```

Sample Solution:

``````-- This query selects specific columns from the 'salesman' table and performs a calculation on the 'commission' column.
-- It also appends '%' to the result of the commission calculation.
SELECT salesman_id, name, city, '%', commission * 100
-- Specifies the table from which to retrieve the data (in this case, 'salesman').
FROM salesman;
``````

Output of the Query:

```salesman_id	name		city		?column?	?column?
5001		James Hoog	New York	%		15.00
5002		Nail Knite	Paris		%		13.00
5005		Pit Alex	London		%		11.00
5006		Mc Lyon		Paris		%		14.00
5007		Paul Adam	Rome		%		13.00
5003		Lauson Hen	San Jose	%		12.00```

Code Explanation:

The said query in SQL retrieves data from the "salesman" table and returns the following columns:
salesman_id
name
city
The string "%"
The result of commission column multiplied by 100.
The percentage symbol in the query used to represent the data in the "commission" column as a percentage.

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