troubleshooting Question

How do I check the timestamp of a file to see if it's been modified within the past 5 days?

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I'm writing a Korn shell script.

I have data in a text file.

I want to make sure the file was created/modified within the past 5 days.

Is there a way to  convert the date, as reported by "ls -l", to a number?

Or, should I use the "find" command to check the date of the file?
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