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revansh
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Calculating difference between 2 columns

Hi All,

 

I have added a DAX statement to calculate the difference between 2 columns.

 

I am getting some wierd scietific number instaed of 0 when two columns values are exaclty same

 

A         B           A-B

9.20    9.20        1.76636-e15

 

please help.

 

Thanks

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Hi @revansh ,

 

this is a decimal precision-related problem.

Hope this helps to understand.

https://www.sqlbi.com/articles/choosing-numeric-data-types-in-dax/

Regards,

Marcus

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Hi @mwegener ,

I think so.

 

Regards,

Lionel Chen

Hi @revansh ,

 

this is a decimal precision-related problem.

Hope this helps to understand.

https://www.sqlbi.com/articles/choosing-numeric-data-types-in-dax/

Regards,

Marcus

Dortmund - Germany
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