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MySQL Tutorial - Calculating the Difference between Two Dates

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How To Calculate the Difference between Two Dates?

If you have two dates, and you want to know how many days between them, you can use the DATEDIFF(date1, date2) function as shown below:

SELECT DATEDIFF(DATE('1997-02-28'), DATE('1997-03-01'))
   FROM DUAL;
   -1

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  2. How To Write Date and Time Literals?
  3. How To Enter Microseconds in SQL Statements?
  4. How To Convert Dates to Character Strings?
  5. How To Convert Character Strings to Dates?
  6. What Are Date and Time Intervals?
  7. How To Increment Dates by 1?
  8. How To Decrement Dates by 1?
  9. How To Calculate the Difference between Two Dates?
  10. How To Calculate the Difference between Two Time Values?
  11. How To Present a Past Time in Hours, Minutes and Seconds?
  12. How To Extract a Unit Value from a Date and Time?
  13. What Are Date and Time Functions?
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