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Is the Function in the GROUP BY Clause Necessary?

I’m an Oracle newbie just trying to learn. Are the following two queries equivalent in terms of their results? Query 1 Query 2: No TO_CHAR() in the GROUP BY Clause I’m using Oracle version 12.1. Answer Both queries won’t return the same result… unless customers.date includes only dates with no time part. The DATE type in Oracle includes the date