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Databases SQL Reporting by Example Day 1: Joining Tables 8th Grade Teachers

Frances Angulo
Frances Angulo
5,311 Points

My solution returned more results

select DISTINCT teachers.first_name as Teacher_first, teachers.last_name as Teacher_last, students.grade from students join schedule on students.id = schedule.student_id join classes on schedule.class_id = classes.id join teachers on classes.teacher_id = teachers.id where students.grade = 8

You got ~6 teachers and I got many more- what is my query actually returning?

3 Answers

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
229,582 Points

The original question was "Which teachers teach only students in 8th grade?"

I believe this query answers the question "Which teachers teach any students in 8th grade?"

Frances Angulo
Frances Angulo
5,311 Points

ahhhhh that makes sense. Thank you!

-- Which teachers teach only students in 8th grade
  SELECT distinct TEACHERS.First_name, Teachers.Last_name
  FROM Teachers JOIN
  Classes ON Teachers.ID = Classes.Teacher_ID
  JOIN Subjects
  ON Subjects.ID = Classes.Subject_ID
  where subjects.grade=8
  order by First_name, Last_name