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

I am getting the results the task wants, but I keep getting bummer?

Hello,

I tried this on eclipse and I think works just like what the task wanted me to do. There are no errors and the output is coming just fine.

What is wrong?

time_machine.py
import datetime

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

# 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)
def time_machine(n, st):
    if st == 'minutes':
        time = datetime.timedelta(minutes = n)
        return starter + time
    elif st == 'hours':
        time = datetime.timedelta(hours = n)
        return starter + time
    elif st == 'days':
        time = datetime.timedelta(days = n)
        return starter + time
    elif st == 'years':
        return starter.replace(year = (starter.year + n))

1 Answer

Hi there!

It's the years condition the checker doesn't like - just change it to be the same as days, but with n multiplied by 365 (it doesn't care about leap years

Hope it helps!

Jon

Thanks, I tried that and it works.

The output for the new code was the same, but I guess I did not follow the instructions carefully.