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Python Dates and Times in Python Dates and Times Timedelta Minute

Aleksandar Stankovic
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Aleksandar Stankovic
Python Development Techdegree Student 9,648 Points

What am I missing out here?

Hello guys, I tried my code in my own editor, and it works just fine, but here I get the answer to "try again". Is there something that I am missing?

Thanks for the response!

minutes.py
def minutes(datetime1,datetime2):
    return round(datetime.timedelta(seconds=datetime2-datetime1).total_seconds()/60)

2 Answers

Jason Anders
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Jason Anders
Treehouse Moderator 145,526 Points

Hi Aleksandar Stankovic

You seem to be on the right track, with just a couple corrections needed.

First, you can't declare a variable within the parameters of a method call, nor do you need to, so that part will need to be deleted. (seconds=datetime2-datetime1) should only be (datetime2-datetime1).
Second, datetime.timedelta doesn't actually take any parameters, but instead, should have the .total_seconds() method called on it directly, and those parameters should be inside of the .total_seconds() method call.

So, with the exceptions of the "seconds" variable that can't be there, you have everything there. With the above hints, I believe you should be able to refactor the code to pass.

Keep Coding! :) :dizzy: