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Duration minusMinutes(long) method in Java with Examples

  • Last Updated : 26 Nov, 2018

The minusMinutes(long) method of Duration Class in java.time package is used to get an immutable copy of this duration with the specified number of minutes substracted, passed as the parameter.

Syntax:

public Duration minusMinutes(long numberOfMinutes)

Parameters: This method accepts a parameter numberOfMinutes which is the number of minutes to be substracted. It can be positive or negative but not null.

Return Value: This method returns a Duration which is an immutable copy of the existing duration with the parameter amount of minutes substracted to it.

Exception: This method throws ArithmeticException if numeric overflow occurs.



Below examples illustrate the Duration.minusMinutes() method:

Example 1:




// Java code to illustrate minusMinutes() method
  
import java.time.Duration;
  
public class GFG {
    public static void main(String[] args)
    {
  
        // Duration 1 using parse() method
        Duration duration1
            = Duration.parse("P2DT3H4M");
  
        // Get the duration substracted
        // using minusMinutes() method
        System.out.println(duration1.minusMinutes(2));
    }
}
Output:
PT51H2M

Example 2:




// Java code to illustrate minusMinutes() method
  
import java.time.Duration;
  
public class GFG {
    public static void main(String[] args)
    {
  
        // Duration 1 using parse() method
        Duration duration1
            = Duration.parse("P0DT0H4M");
  
        // Get the duration substracted
        // using minusMinutes() method
        System.out.println(duration1.minusMinutes(5));
    }
}
Output:
PT-1M

Reference: https://docs.oracle.com/javase/9/docs/api/java/time/Duration.html#minusMinutes-long-

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