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Python Dates and Times in Python (2014) Dates and Times Timedelta Minute

12,964 Points

I keep getting bummered on Timedelta Minute. Help please!

Here are the instructions:

Write a function named minutes that takes two datetimes and, using timedelta.total_seconds() to get the number of seconds, returns the number of minutes, rounded, between them. The first will always be older and the second newer. You'll need to subtract the first from the second.

I keep on receiving this: "Bummer: Got the wrong number of minutes. Expected 1507, got -1507."

I'm at a complete loss and would really appreciate any help. Thanks! :)

import datetime

first = datetime
second = datetime

def minutes(first, second):
    return round(datetime.timedelta.total_seconds(first - second) / 60)

1 Answer

12,964 Points

Thanks Nathan Williams! I can't believe I missed that. :)