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Mysql Date Arithmetic

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Date Arithmetic is used to display the current date, interval in current date and time.

Mysql Date Arithmetic

     

Date Arithmetic is used to display the current date, interval in current date and time.

Understand with Example

The Tutorial illustrate an example from 'Date Arithmetic' in Mysql. To grasp this example, we  run the select now ( ) query that return you the current date and time.

SYNTAX:-date + INTERVAL expression unit

Query:-

For current date and time

mysql> Select now();

Output:-

+---------------------+
| now() |
+---------------------+
| 2008-12-19 14:34:02 |
+---------------------+
1 row in set (0.02 sec)

Query:-

The Query returns you the 2 days and time before the current time 

For subtracting 2 days from current date.

mysql> select now()- interval 2 day;

Output:-

+-----------------------+
| now()- interval 2 day |
+-----------------------+
| 2008-12-17 14:34:47 |
+-----------------------+
1 row in set (0.02 sec)

Query:-

The Query returns you the 5 minute before the current minute.

For current date+time minus 5 minutes

mysql> select now()- interval 5 minute;

Output:-

+--------------------------+
| now()- interval 5 minute |
+--------------------------+
| 2008-12-19 14:35:13 |
+--------------------------+
1 row in set (0.00 sec)

Query:-

The Query adds 5 days to the current date.

For Adding 5 days from current date.

mysql> select now()+ interval 5 day;

Output:-

+-----------------------+
| now()+ interval 5 day |
+-----------------------+
| 2008-12-24 14:45:06 |
+-----------------------+
1 row in set (0.00 sec)

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Comments:1
Lalit Mali
January 8, 2013
Thank you.

You solved my problem. Thank you :)
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