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Grouping on dates different only by seconds

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I have an update query where one of it's functions is to track changes made on a table.

The update query sometimes processes large amounts of data and takes a few seconds to run.  This means that the date/time stamp on the tracking table looks something like this:

9/2/2016 10:36:29 AM
9/2/2016 10:36:29 AM
9/2/2016 10:36:30 AM
9/2/2016 10:36:30 AM
9/2/2016 10:36:31 AM
9/2/2016 10:36:31 AM
9/2/2016 10:36:32 AM

I'd like to run a report on what changes have been made using this table.  However I'm having a hard time grouping on the change time because seconds are too specific and minutes are too vague.  

What I'd like to do is set up some kind of expression that captures ~10 second range, and group on that expression.  Does anyone have any ideas on how I could do this?

Note:  The 10 second range would have to be a dynamic moving range.  In my above example I wouldn't want to just set hard numbers like 11-20, etc.  In my above example I wouldn't want the 29 second changes to be grouped separate from the 30, 31, 32 second changes.
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