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Access | Advanced queries exercise | Use expressions/grouping to show profits by director YOB
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Create a query to show for each director's year of birth:
- The average profit (box office minus budget) for films; and
- The number of films released.
If you sort the rows by average profit (with the highest number first) you should get:
1961 was a good year ...
Save this as Wonder who was born in 1961, and close it down.
A challenge: how would you create a query to list out the names of the directors born in the highest-grossing year?