huge returned number problems

From: Totti <>
Date: Tue, 15 Jan 2008 07:06:31 -0800 (PST)
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hi all, i want to Show total purchases by supplier in 2006. and i want to nclude only those suppliers from whom we made purchases of more than 2,000,000 during the first 6 months of 2006. so i did the following:

select purpmt.suppl_code as "Supplier",
sum(purch.qty * purch.unit_price) "Total Purchases" from purch, purpmt , purinv
having to_char(purinv.inv_date,'mm') < '07' and to_char(purinv.inv_date,'yy') = '06' and (purch.qty * purch.unit_price) > 2000000 and purinv.suppl_code = purpmt.suppl_code group by purpmt.suppl_code
order by purpmt.suppl_code

but this is giving me huge number with +E12 and things imaginary, is there any wrong logic in my query or what would the problem be

help appreciated Received on Tue Jan 15 2008 - 09:06:31 CST

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