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Python Math: Select a random date in the current year

Python Math: Exercise-74 with Solution

Write a Python program to select a random date in the current year.

Sample Solution:-

Python Code:

from datetime import date
import random

start_dt = date.today().replace(day=1, month=1).toordinal()
end_dt = date.today().toordinal()
random_day = date.fromordinal(random.randint(start_dt, end_dt))
print(random_day)

Sample Output:

2017-02-19

Flowchart:

Flowchart: Select random date in current year

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