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Python Dates and Times in Python (2014) Let's Build a Timed Quiz App Simple Time Machine

Dates and times problem

What is wrong? The error is " Bummer! unsupported operand type(s) for +: 'datetime.datetime' and 'int' " Can someone help me out please?

Thanks in advance! :dizzy:

import datetime

starter = datetime.datetime(2015, 10, 21, 16, 29)

def delorean(x):
    return starter + x

1 Answer

Anjali Pasupathy
Anjali Pasupathy
28,883 Points

x is an integer that represents some number of hours. The way you have your code written, however, the function has no idea that this is the case. To fix this, you need to use datetime.timedelta(key=value), where key is hours and value is x:

    return starter + datetime.timedelta(hours=x)

I hope this helps!

Thank you so much!