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

Joshua Dam
Joshua Dam
7,148 Points

I'm lost

Didn't return the right datetime

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(string, integer):
  if string == 'minutes':
    return starter + datetime.timedelta(minutes=integer)
  elif string == 'hours':
    return starter + datetime.timedelta(hours=integer)
  elif string == 'years':
    return starter + datetime.timedelta(days=integer*365)
  elif string == 'days':
    return starter + datetime.timedelta(days=integer)

1 Answer

Joshua Dam
Joshua Dam
7,148 Points

Oh, I didn't think that would have been an issue. Thanks!

Technically this 'works' though, right? But for the purposes of the challenge, it doesn't?