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Python: Calculate a number of days between two dates

Python Datetime: Exercise-32 with Solution

Write a Python program to calculate a number of days between two dates.

Sample Solution:

Python Code:

import datetime
from datetime import date
def differ_days(date1, date2):

    a = date1
    b = date2
    return (a-b).days
print()
print(differ_days((date(2016,10,12)), date(2015,12,10)))
print(differ_days((date(2016,3,23)), date(2017,12,10)))
print()

Sample Output:

307                                                                                                           
-627

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