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Python Dates and Times in Python (2014) Dates and Times Time Tango


I can't figure out why my code isn't accepted because it passes in IDLE.

import datetime

def time_tango(d, t):
    _date = d.strftime('%y-%m-%d')
    _time = d.strftime('%H:%M')
    _datetime = datetime.datetime.strptime(_date + ' ' + _time, '%y-%m-%d %H:%M')
    return _datetime

2 Answers

William Li
William Li
Courses Plus Student 26,868 Points

Write a function named time_tango that takes a date and a time. It should combine them into a datetime and return it.

You can make use of the datetime.combine() method from the datetime module to combine date and time objects together.

import datetime

def time_tango(d, t):
  return datetime.datetime.combine(d, t)

Thanks, that definitely answers it.

Emmet Lowry
Emmet Lowry
10,196 Points

Wow its that easy thought it was going to be really hard