SQL Server AVG() function is an aggregate function that returns the average value of a group. In this syntax: ALL instructs the AVG() function to take all values for calculation. ALL is used by default.

## What does AVG () do in SQL?

SQL AVG function is **used to find out the average of a field in various records**. You can take average of various records set using GROUP BY clause. Following example will take average all the records related to a single person and you will have average typed pages by every person.

## What does AVG () function return?

The AVG() function returns **the average value of an expression**. Note: NULL values are ignored.

## What does MIN () function do give the syntax and example query of MIN () function in SQL?

The MIN() function **returns the smallest value of the selected column**. The MAX() function returns the largest value of the selected column.

## What does count () function do give the syntax and example query of count function in SQL?

The SQL COUNT() function **returns the number of rows in a table satisfying the criteria specified in the WHERE clause**. It sets the number of rows or non NULL column values. COUNT() returns 0 if there were no matching rows. The above syntax is the general SQL 2003 ANSI standard syntax.

## Does Avg ignore NULL values?

AVG() function **does not consider the NULL values** during its calculation.

## How do you do AVG in SQL?

**SQL AVG Function**

- SELECT AVG (<expression>) FROM “table_name”;
- SELECT “column_name1”, “column_name2″, … ” column_nameN”, AVG (<expression>) FROM “table_name”; …
- SELECT AVG(Sales) FROM Store_Information;
- SELECT AVG(Sales*0.1) FROM Store_Information;
- SELECT Store_Name, AVG(Sales) FROM Store_Information GROUP BY Store_Name;

## Can we use AVG in where clause?

SQL AVG() with where clause

We can find **the average of only those rows which satisfy the given condition using** where clause. The following SQL statement finds the average price of only those products where quantity is greater than 50.

## What is use of <> in SQL?

**Compares two expressions** (a comparison operator). When you compare nonnull expressions, the result is TRUE if the left operand is not equal to the right operand; otherwise, the result is FALSE. If either or both operands are NULL, see the topic SET ANSI_NULLS (Transact-SQL).

## Does AVG in SQL count NULL?

Aggregate functions such as SUM, COUNT, AVG, MAX, and MIN exclude NULL values. … This is not likely to cause any issues for SUM, MAX, and MIN.

## How do you SELECT a min in SQL?

**SQL MIN() and MAX()**

- SQL MIN() Functions. The MIN() function provides the smallest value of the chosen column. MIN() Syntax – SELECT MIN(column_name) FROM table_name WHERE condition;
- SQL MAX() Functions. The MAX() function provides the largest value of the chosen column.

## What is SQL query to find minimum salary of each department?

SELECT **department**, MIN(salary) AS “Lowest salary” FROM employees GROUP BY department; Because you have listed one column in your SQL SELECT statement that is not encapsulated in the SQL MIN function, you must use the SQL GROUP BY clause. The department field must, therefore, be listed in the GROUP BY section.