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# SQL Exercises: Display the orders according to older dates with the highest purchase amount displayed first

## SQL Formatting Output: Exercise-5 with Solution

From the following table, write a SQL query to find all the orders. Sort the result-set in descending order by ord_date and purch_amt. Return all fields.

Sample table: orders

Sample Solution:

``````SELECT *
FROM orders
ORDER BY ord_date, purch_amt DESC;``````

Output of the Query:

```ord_no	purch_amt	ord_date	customer_id	salesman_id
70013	3045.60		2012-04-25	3002		5001
70012	250.45		2012-06-27	3008		5002
70005	2400.60		2012-07-27	3007		5001
70004	110.50		2012-08-17	3009		5003
70011	75.29		2012-08-17	3003		5007
70008	5760.00		2012-09-10	3002		5001
70007	948.50		2012-09-10	3005		5002
70009	270.65		2012-09-10	3001		5005
70001	150.50		2012-10-05	3005		5002
70002	65.26		2012-10-05	3002		5001
70003	2480.40		2012-10-10	3009		5003
70010	1983.43		2012-10-10	3004		5006
```

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