Getting the Date for the Previous Saturday with T-SQL

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Example of how to get the date for the previous Saturday for the current date using T-SQL.

/*SYNTAX*/
DATEADD(DAY, DATEDIFF(DAY, 5, GETDATE()) / 7 * 7, 5)

/*EXAMPLE*/

SELECT 
	ORDER_NO,
	PRODUCT_ID
FROM
	ORDERS
WHERE
	ORDER_DATE = DATEADD(DAY, DATEDIFF(DAY, 5, GETDATE()) / 7 * 7, 5)
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