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Python: Subtract five days from current date

Python datetime: Exercise-5 with Solution

Write a Python program to subtract five days from current date.

Sample Solution:

Python Code:

from datetime import date, timedelta
dt = date.today() - timedelta(5)
print('Current Date :',date.today())
print('5 days before Current Date :',dt)

Sample Output:

Current Date : 2017-05-05                                                                                     
5 days before Current Date : 2017-04-30   

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Flowchart: Subtract five days from current date.

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