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Databases

aviv mutal
aviv mutal
1,013 Points

Select genre, count(title) as “genre_count” from books group by genre; Where did i go wrong?

In the library database there's a books table. There are id, title, author, genre and first_publishedcolumns. Count all the books in each genre. Include the genre column first and the genre_count as the second column of information.

Select genre, count(title) as “genre_count” from books group by genre; Where did i go wrong?

1 Answer

Anjali Pasupathy
Anjali Pasupathy
28,883 Points

You need to count everything rather than just the titles.

SELECT genre, COUNT(*) AS genre_count FROM books GROUP BY genre;

I hope this helps!