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C# C# Objects Loops and Final Touches Constants

Am I declaring the constants right?

Hi guys,

I replaced the values in the conditions with constants, what am I doing wrong?

Thanks a bunch mates :)

CodeChallenge.cs
const int revenue = 125000;
string status = null;

// constants values
const int red_value = 100000;
const int yellow_value = 150000;

if (revenue < red_value)
{
    const string status = "red";
}
else if (revenue < yellow_value)
{
    const string status = "yellow";
}
else
{
    const string status = "green";
}

1 Answer

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
230,250 Points

I spot two issues:

  • you replaced the numeric literals, but still need to replace the strings
  • "status" is declared at the top of the program — you can re-assign it but don't re-declare it

Thanks for the help Steven, but it still isn't working, I tried like this:

const int revenue = 125000; const string status = null;

// constants values const int red_value = 100000; const int yellow_value = 150000;

if (revenue < red_value) { status = "red"; } else if (revenue < yellow_value) { status = "yellow"; } else { status = "green"; }

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
230,250 Points

But "status" cannot be a constant because it will be re-assigned.

On the other hand, the literals like "red" can be assigned to constants.

Thanks Steven! Now I've made it ;)