Oftentimes, data in columns of tables is not in the exact format we need to complete our desired analysis. We may need to extract a date from a full timestamp, manipulate a number, or combine first and last name columns to create a full name.
In this lesson, we'll be learning about some of SQL's built-in functions for transforming dates, numbers and strings. We'll be using database of
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It is important to note that date, number, and string functions are highly database dependent. Here, we focus on built-in functions in the SQLite database management system.