The DECIMAL data type is similar to the INT data type in that when you use the number for math, it maintains precision. The difference though is obvious in the name. The DECIMAL data type allows for numbers after a decimal point (and before the decimal point). The DECIMAL data type allows us to store what is known as a fixed-point number. A fixed point number is a number that has a specific number of digits available to store numbers in. That means we can't do things like use a DECIMAL data type to store as many digits of PI as possible, because we can't store unlimited digits. We are limited to a certain number.
There are two keywords you need to understand when you are working with the DECIMAL data type, precision and scale. Precision is the number of digits and scale is the number of those digits that will come after the radix. You are going to want to provide these numbers when you declare a column of this data type.
For example, DECIMAL(5, 2) has a precision of 5 digits and a scale of 2 digits. That means we can store a maximum of two digits after the decimal and four digits total. This gives us a possible range from -999.99 to 999.99
The highest number of digits is 65, and the highest number of digits after the decimal is 30.
This data type is also known as DEC, NUMERIC, and FIXED.
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Silicon Valley Pakistani-American by the Numbers:
There are 35,000 Pakistani-born Muslims in San Francisco Bay Area, or 14% of the 250,000 Muslims who call the Bay Area home, according to the study. Bay Area Muslim community constitutes 3.5 percent of the area’s total population and is one of the highest concentrations of Muslims in the country.
As of 2013, South Asian Muslims, including Pakistanis, have the highest income levels, with nearly half (49%) of them having a household income above $100,000. In comparison, those groups with the lowest proportion of household incomes above $100,000 were Hispanic Muslims (15%), Afghans (10%), and African American Muslims (10%).
The Bay Area Muslim community is very diverse in terms of race and ethnicity:
South Asians (30%)
African Americans (9%)
Asian/Pacific Islanders (7%)
Based on the survey findings, the majority of Muslims live in the following three counties:
and Contra Costa (12%)
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