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Trace HarrisPython Web Development Techdegree Graduate 22,065 Points
Is there an issue with my logic
So my understanding is that I am supposed to get the total seconds for each, then subtract the 1st from the second then floor divide by 60 and return that value, or should I subtract datetime1 from datetime2 then get the timedelta.total_seconds() and divide by 60 and return the resulting value?
import datetime def minutes(dt_one, dt_two): seconds_one = dt_one.timedelta.total_seconds() seconds_two = dt_two.timedelta.total_seconds() total_sec =seconds_one - seconds_two t1 = total_sec // 60 return t1
Steven Parker210,130 Points
You're on the right track with your alternate suggestion. You get the total seconds from the difference between the times, which will be a timedelta. Here's a few other hints:
- you'll need to subtract the times first
- the function "total_seconds" is used on a timedelta but does not have that word in it's name
- the challenge wants "the number of minutes, rounded", not truncated ("floor"ed)