Both TRUC and ROUND are single value functions.

**TRUNC: **

TRUNC function truncates that is in other words cuts off to the digits specified.

The general syntax of TRUNC function is:

TRUNC(number, precision);

**For instance: **

Suppose the value of salary in employee table for ename= ’Exforsys’ is 55.666

Then

Select TRUNC(salary,2) from employee where ename=’Exforsys’;

Gives output as

TRUNC(salary)

------------------

66.66

**ROUND: **

ROUND function rounds the number to a specified number of decimal places. The general syntax of TRUNC function is:

ROUND(number, precision);

**For instance: **

Suppose the value of salary in employee table for ename= ’Exforsys’ is 55.666

Then

Select ROUND(salary,2) from employee where ename=’Exforsys’;

Gives output as

ROUND(salary)

------------------

66.67

## What is the difference between ROUND and TRUNC function in SQL?

Both TRUC and ROUND are single value functions.

TRUNC:TRUNC function truncates that is in other words cuts off to the digits specified.

The general syntax of TRUNC function is:

For instance:Suppose the value of salary in employee table for ename= ’Exforsys’ is 55.666

Then

Gives output as

ROUND:ROUND function rounds the number to a specified number of decimal places. The general syntax of TRUNC function is:

For instance:Suppose the value of salary in employee table for ename= ’Exforsys’ is 55.666

Then

Gives output as

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