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Here I have a table, I would like to query the average salary of departments, the SQL statement should be

select dept_name, avg(salary) from employee

I try to express this SQL in relational algebra. My assumption is as follows.

You can see that dept_name is not wrapped by an aggregation function, which is not following the standard.

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  1. Is my expression correct?

  2. What is the right way to express the combination of aggregation and projection?



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