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Python Dates and Times in Python (2014) Dates and Times Far Away

Kenneth Bagwell Jr
Kenneth Bagwell Jr
3,698 Points

not sure where I'm going wrong here

I'm slightly confused on how to add timedelta to date.time

import datetime

def far_away(hours=5):
    datetime.datetime.now() + far_away.timedelta(hours=1)
    return datetime

1 Answer

Chris Freeman
Chris Freeman
Treehouse Moderator 68,404 Points

Hey Kenneth Bagwell Jr, you’ve got the right idea but have a few items incorrect.

You seem to understand timedeltas. The argument passed into the function is already a timedelta object so it can be directly added to the now().

You also need to return the result of the addition instead of the datetime module name. You can return the addition directly, or assign it a name then return that name:

    # both are correct
    return datetime.datetime.now() + hours
    # or
    result = datetime.datetime.now() + hours
    return result

Post back if you need more help. Good luck!!!