ORA-00909

ORA-00909 invalid number of arguments

What causes an ORA-00909 error?

An Oracle function was referenced with an incorrect number of arguments. All Oracle functions, except for SYSDATE, require at least one argument.

How Xynomix can help

Correct the syntax of the function by entering the required number of arguments. 

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