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2989. Class Performance
Description
Table: Scores
+++  Column Name  Type  +++  student_id  int   student_name  varchar   assignment1  int   assignment2  int   assignment3  int  +++ student_id is column of unique values for this table. This table contains student_id, student_name, assignment1, assignment2, and assignment3.
Write a solution to calculate the difference in the total score (sum of all 3
assignments) between the highest score obtained by students and the lowest score obtained by them.
Return the result table in any order.
The result format is in the following example.
Example 1:
Input: Scores table: ++++++  student_id  student_name  assignment1  assignment2  assignment3  ++++++  309  Owen  88  47  87   321  Claire  98  95  37   338  Julian  100  64  43   423  Peyton  60  44  47   896  David  32  37  50   235  Camila  31  53  69  ++++++ Output ++  difference_in_score  ++  111  ++ Explanation  student_id 309 has a total score of 88 + 47 + 87 = 222.  student_id 321 has a total score of 98 + 95 + 37 = 230.  student_id 338 has a total score of 100 + 64 + 43 = 207.  student_id 423 has a total score of 60 + 44 + 47 = 151.  student_id 896 has a total score of 32 + 37 + 50 = 119.  student_id 235 has a total score of 31 + 53 + 69 = 153. student_id 321 has the highest score of 230, while student_id 896 has the lowest score of 119. Therefore, the difference between them is 111.
Solutions
Solution 1: Maximum and Minimum
We can use the MAX
and MIN
functions to get the maximum and minimum sums of assignment1
, assignment2
, and assignment3
, respectively. Then, subtract the minimum from the maximum.

# Write your MySQL query statement below SELECT MAX(assignment1 + assignment2 + assignment3)  MIN( assignment1 + assignment2 + assignment3 ) AS difference_in_score FROM Scores;