Can anyone tell me how to achieve this (if there is any?)

Cause this is causing kinda big declination from the sum results i was expecting....

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Are you referring to a custom function in PHP or the SUM() function in MySql ?

Are you referring to a custom function in PHP or the SUM() function in MySql ?

Im referring to the SUM() function in MySql , of course i could do that in php if this is necessary to solve my problem

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Can you give an example of you problem ?

Can you give an example of you problem ?

Ofcourse

I have a table , in each cell there are different numbers.
I use this query to make the sum of this mathematical formula withing the SUM brackets

``````SELECT SUM((kinisis_1c + kinisis_1e + (kinisis_1c / kinisis_1b)* kinisis_1a) * (1-fpa)*1.005)
From `kiniseis`
Where date BETWEEN '2006-10-03' AND '2007-01-01';``````

Ok the problem is that after 20-30 records , the sum is correct , but after that there is a high declination of the actual sum. (i tested that by hand to see the accuracy of the sum ).

So after i tried many things , i end up to the conclusion that the sum funcion rounds the ratio (kinisis_1c / kinisis_1b) , and causes the above problem of declination from the actual sum of those numbers.

Thats why i search a way to bypass this problem :( if there is any way ofcourse.

Any ideas would be appreciated

you doing calculation directly in the query, so that I hope there is no need of SUM, try to implement the same calculation without SUM.

All columns in the query are of the same data type ?

All columns in the query are of the same data type ?

All are decimal, and only colump `fpa` is double.

Any work around?

seems that you'll have to fetch each column and sum it one-by-one manually. You'll have greater control about these rounding problem, but it will surely slow down your program by a little bit.

seems that you'll have to fetch each column and sum it one-by-one manually. You'll have greater control about these rounding problem, but it will surely slow down your program by a little bit.

Hm what do you mean exactly,and how i should do that , my table has arround 1000 records.

Ofcourse if could be a way of summing cells that are withing a repeat region with also do the trick for me.So to bypass the mysql roundings.

What happens to your result, if you CAST all columns to double.

What happens to your result, if you CAST all columns to double.

Hmm i tried that couple of minutes ago , no change. :(

I think your best bet is to wait for the answer from MySql. (Saw you posted there).

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