Returns the value of dividing the first argument by the second argument. Equivalent to the / operator.

NOTE: Within an expression, you might choose to use the corresponding operator, instead of this function. For more information, see Numeric Operators.

 

derive type:single value: DIVIDE(20,4) as:'five'

Output: The value 20 is divided by 4 and stored in a new column called five

derive type:single value:DIVIDE(value1, value2)

ArgumentRequired?Data TypeDescription
value1YstringThe first value must be an Integer or Decimal literal, column reference, or expression that evaluates to one of those two numeric types.
value2YstringThe first value must be an Integer or Decimal literal, column reference, or expression that evaluates to one of those two numeric types.

value1, value2

Integer or Decimal expressions, column references or literals.

Required?Data TypeExample Value
YesLiteral, function, or column reference returning an Integer or Decimal value15

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