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    sorry for such a simple question but I'm dense when it comes to sysdate math.

    how can i select sysdate from dual to show me the time 10 minutes ago?

    tks

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    Code:
    SQL> alter session set nls_date_Format="mm/dd/yyyy hh24:mi:ss";
    
    Session altered.
    
    SQL> select sysdate now, sysdate-10/(24*60) now_minus_10 from dual;
    
    NOW                 NOW_MINUS_10
    ------------------- -------------------
    10/03/2002 10:49:18 10/03/2002 10:39:18
    
    SQL>
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