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getting reciprocal values from a table

Taffy Smith

Joined: Jun 29, 2009
Posts: 1
Hi everyone,

Is there a way I can write an sql query to return reciprocal values from a single table?

for example, if I have the following rows:

can I write a sql query that will return the first, and last row, since they have a reciprocal relationship? Or would I need to use a stored procedure with a cursor to loop through them all?

Jeanne Boyarsky
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Joined: May 26, 2003
Posts: 31634

How about doing a join (cartesian join that matches all of them) and see which come to the same value when diving a/b?

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