Access | Advanced queries exercise | Use expressions/grouping to show profits by director YOB

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Software ==> Access  (66 exercises)
Version ==> Access 2010 and later
Topic ==> Advanced queries  (16 exercises)
Level ==> Harder than average
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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:

Query listing profits by director year of birth

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?

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