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Hi All,
I need to find the highest of two numbers and lowest of the two numbers.
I read on the web that Greatest and least functions in sql can help me do that.
but when i use
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all I have is

declare @first int, @second int
set @first='12'
set @second='14'
select GREATEST(@first,@second)

Can somebody point me in the right direction.
Thanks so much

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Code Snippet
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