Exercise: Calculate oscar success rate using function

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Category ==> Access VBA Macros  (17 exercises)
Topic ==> Creating functions  (2 exercises)
Level ==> Relatively easy
Course ==> Access VBA macros
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Create a new module called modFunctions.

Create a function within this module to calculate the Oscar success rate for any film.  The inputs to your function will be:

  • The number of Oscar nominations for the film
  • The number of Oscar wins for the film

The output from your function is a single number, giving the win percentage (esssentially, one number divided by the other).  Be careful of films which didn't receive any Oscar nominations!

Test out your function using the immediate window:

Access VBA Macros exercise - Creating functions (image 1)

Three tests for your function - each time it is returning the correct percentage

Finally, create a new query incorporating your function to show for each film its Oscar success rate:

Access VBA Macros exercise - Creating functions (image 2)

How can a film win more oscars than it was nominated for? And how did the Matrix only win 4?

Save and close your module and query.

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