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Python Dates and Times in Python Let's Build a Timed Quiz App Harder Time Machine

Zinia Khondoker
Zinia Khondoker
3,508 Points

Harder Time Machine

Is there a way to solve this using the f string? I've excluded the year for now and just curious to see if this works

time_machine.py
import datetime

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

def time_machine(int, "minutes"or "hours" or "days"):
    timedelta = datetime.timedelta(f'{"minutes"or "hours" or "days"}={int}')
    duration = starter + timedelta
    return duration

1 Answer

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
218,596 Points

Before getting to the f-string, the declaration needs the second parameter to have a name instead an expression using string literals.

Then, in your f-string, you can include that 2nd argument by surrounding its name with braces.

If you're unsure about creating f-strings, try making the code work using format() or concatenation first and then you can convert either into an f-string later.