SQL | Archived exercise | Listing first half of countries

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Software ==> SQL  (198 exercises)
Version ==> Any version of SQL Server
Topic ==> Archived  (70 exercises)
Level ==> Average difficulty
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If you haven't already got it set up in SQL server, restore the Historical Events database from the above folder.

Create a query to list out the names of the first half of the countries in the tblCountry table.

To put this a more helpful way, your query should list out the TOP 50 PERCENT of countries!

Your final results should look like this:

SQL exercise - Simple Queries (image 1)

There are 21 countries, but SQL Server rounds up the odd half

Save this query as Listing first half of countries, and close it down.

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