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On the planet Mongo, each year has 15 months and each month has 26 days.

Write a function compute_mongo_age(birthYear, birthMonth, birthDay, currentYear, currentMonth, currentDay) that residents of Mongo can use to compute their age. It should take 6 positive integers as input: the person's birthdate (year, month from 1 to 15, and day from 1 to 26) and the current date (year, month from 1 to 15, and day from 1 to 26), and return a float of the age of the person in years.

For example, print(compute_mongo_age(2879,8,11,2892,2,21)) should print 12.6256410256, the age (in Mongo years) on the 21st day of the 2nd month of the year 2892, of a person who was born on the 11th day of the 8th month of the year 2879.

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Write a function compute_mongo_age(birthYear, birthMonth, birthDay, currentYear, currentMonth, currentDay) that residents of Mongo can use to compute their age. It should take 6 positive integers as input: the person's birthdate (year, month from 1 to 15, and day from 1 to 26) and the current date (year, month from 1 to 15, and day from 1 to 26), and return a float of the age of the person in years.

For example, print(compute_mongo_age(2879,8,11,2892,2,21)) should print 12.6256410256, the age (in Mongo years) on the 21st day of the 2nd month of the year 2892, of a person who was born on the 11th day of the 8th month of the year 2879.

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Richard MacCutchan
23-Jul-22 3:41am

The question is one of simple mathematics. Calculate the number of days between the two dates. Then calculate the number of years, which is days divided by number of days in a year.

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