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

how to write a function that takes an integer and a string of "minutes", "hours", "years" and "days"

how do l tackle this challenge

import datetime

starter = datetime.datetime(2015, 10, 21, 16, 29)
def time_machine(integer, strftime):
  return strftime-starter

# Remember, you can't set "years" on a timedelta!
# Consider a year to be 365 days.

## Example
# time_machine(5, "minutes") => datetime(2015, 10, 21, 16, 34)

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