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i have a table marks having feilds application_no,qualification,year,maxmarks,obtaine dmarks.
in this each year's marks are entered for each qualification andn application.
i want to get maximum of percentages and the qualification for each application. can anybody help me.

thanks in advance.
Sep 28 '08 #1
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Here I assume application_no is unique, table name is "test_result"

select * from
(select qualification, application, max(obtainedmarks) obtainedmarks
from test_result group by qualification, application) summary
inner join test_result details
on summary.qualification = details.qualification and summary.obtainedmarks = details.obtainedmarks and summary.application= details.application

This will give you the idea how to create the query, first understand how the result will be formed and do it in the same way given
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