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Databases Reporting with SQL Aggregate and Numeric Functions Counting Results

Leslie Perez
Leslie Perez
993 Points

Don't understand why I get an error

Not sure what is wrong with my code. SELECT COUNT(*) FROM books WHERE genre = "Science Fiction" AS scifi_book_count;

1 Answer

Emmanuel C
Emmanuel C
10,635 Points

This one was a bit tricky, but its not asking to count all the rows, its only asking for the genre. Also the alias should be declared right after the column names. I queried this and it worked.

SELECT COUNT(genre) as scifi_book_count FROM books WHERE genre = 'Science Fiction' ;

Itll be the same with the second task. Just a different column.

Leslie Perez
Leslie Perez
993 Points

Thank you!! I figured it out after I had submitted the question. I appreciate the help. :)