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Python: Calculate number of days between two datetimes

Python Datetime: Exercise-33 with Solution

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

Sample Solution:

Python Code:

import datetime
from datetime import datetime

def differ_days(date1, date2):
    a = date1
    b = date2
    return (a-b).days
print()
print(differ_days((datetime(2016,10,12,0,0,0)), datetime(2015,12,10,0,0,0)))
print(differ_days((datetime(2016,10,12,0,0,0)), datetime(2015,12,10,23,59,59)))
print()

Sample Output:

307                                                                                                           
306

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