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Add 5 to \$integerOne. Subtract 1 from \$integerTwo.

//Place your code below this comment \$integerOne = 1; \$integerTwo = 2;

Hey Miguel,

The challenge is looking for the following code:

```<?php

//Place your code below this comment
\$integerOne = 1;
\$integerTwo = 2;

\$integerOne += 5;
\$integerTwo -= 1;
?>
```

The challenge basically wants to see you use those += and -= operators, while also showing you know the difference between initializing a variable (first step) and manipulating them (second step).

Good luck with the course!

Thank You Daniel For the answer it helped, and thank n.you Miguel for asking the question!

The Longer way xD

```<?php

//Place your code below this comment
\$integerOne=1;
\$integerTwo=2;
\$floatOne=1.5;

\$integerOne=(\$integerOne + 5);
\$integerTwo=(\$integerTwo - 1);
?>
```

Took me some time to understand, but also found out this post. never thought of using the += or -= operators and also the question was bit confusing, but somehow this worked, thereafter i just wanted to see if there was any other answer, thanks to this post i found a shorter way to complete the same question.

Adios Daniel Gauthier thanks man..thanks alot xD

I was trying the short way, but it took me some time to understand xD

For more context this is part of the Assignment Operators http://php.net/manual/en/language.operators.assignment.php

Wow I would never have thought to use those operators. Thanks for sharing!

Thank you! I wouldn't have figured out to use those operators either