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Stores numeric values. ## Syntax
## ExampleSuppose you define an attribute (or a variable) whose data type is Numeric, with length: 9, decimal positions: 2, and no sign. This means that you can store a figure of up to 6 digits in the part corresponding to the whole number, plus 2 decimal positions (6 digits in the part corresponding to the whole number + decimal point + 2 digits for decimal positions = 9 digits). ## DefinitionThe Numeric data type allows you to store a numeric value in the DMBS. The following table illustrates the properties used to define a Numeric data type:
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