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Databases Reporting with SQL Aggregate and Numeric Functions Counting Results

Can't figure this code

Here's the code I entered: SELECT genre COUNT (DISTINCT "Science Fiction") AS "scifi_book_count" FROM books;

2 Answers

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
217,576 Points

You've got the right idea, but a few syntax issues:

  • the instructions ask you to only display the count, not the genre column
  • the argument to COUNT should be a column name (or "*")
  • to filter only the Science Fiction books, add a WHERE clause at the end

thank you!