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Databases Reporting with SQL Working with Text Getting the Length of a String

Jessie Starborne
Jessie Starborne
6,155 Points

This question doesn't clearly state how it wants longest_length formatted.

Tried a few different methods of stringing together the title and the length, but it doesn't like any of them. :/

1 Answer

Hi Jesse!

This passes:

SELECT title, LENGTH(title) AS longest_length
FROM books

And/But there are other ways to get the same or even better results.

More info:


I hope that helps.

Stay safe and happy coding!

Jessie Starborne
Jessie Starborne
6,155 Points

Yeah, I realized after a while that the question wasn't asking to concatenate the title with the length into longest_length, but to simply select both. x.X

Thank you for your help!