In one of my previous posts, Fun with DATETIME Arithmetics, I introduced a way to use “math” to manipulate
datetimevalues for effectively generating, calculating, and displaying intervals (i.e. difference between two
datetimevalues). These mostly work with the addition and subtraction operators (+, -).
In one of the paragraphs, I mentioned multiplication and division, and posed the question about why anyone would ever need to do this.
Read on for one not-quite-ordinary reason why you might need this.