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PHP Date Exercises : Calculate the difference between two dates (in years, months, days)

PHP date: Exercise-4 with Solution

Write a PHP script to calculate the difference between two dates.

Sample dates : 1981-11-04, 2013-09-04

Sample Solution:

PHP Code:

<?php
$sdate = "1981-11-04";
$edate = "2013-09-04";

$date_diff = abs(strtotime($edate) - strtotime($sdate));

$years = floor($date_diff / (365*60*60*24));
$months = floor(($date_diff - $years * 365*60*60*24) / (30*60*60*24));
$days = floor(($date_diff - $years * 365*60*60*24 - $months*30*60*60*24)/ (60*60*24));

printf("%d years, %d months, %d days", $years, $months, $days);
printf("\n");
?>

Sample Output:

31 years, 10 months, 12 days

Flowchart :

Flowchart: Calculate the difference between two dates (in years, months, days)

PHP Code Editor:

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