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Subject:   how do we find nth highest in SQL
Date:   2005-10-17 23:29:32
From:   Apurva_Sharma
Response to: how do we find nth highest in SQL

Hi,
Solution to your query.Plz follow steps.


Steps
SQL> SET Verify OFF;


SQL> SELECT min(sal)
FROM (SELECT sal
FROM emp
order by sal desc)
WHERE rownum<(&nth_heighest+1);

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  • how do we find nth highest in SQL
    2005-10-30 09:21:35  bhaskarreddy [View]

    select * from emp e where 1=(select count(distinct sal) from emp where e.sal<=sal)
    if u want to print the second highest sal. replace 1 with 2.
    • how do we find nth highest in SQL
      2006-10-17 02:09:39  Asha_S [View]

      very useful query for interviews... thanks
      • how do we find nth highest in SQL
        2010-05-11 00:05:08  vish44 [View]

        This query only work till 3rd highest, after that it gives 4th highest when we set n=7