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Java Java Basics Perfecting the Prototype String Equality

Cannot find the issue!

I simply cannot find the mistake, could anyone help me out please?

// I have imported a java.io.Console for you, it is named console. 
String firstExample = "hello";
String secondExample = "hello";
String thirdExample = "HELLO";
if (firstExample.equalsIgnoreCase(thirdExample)) {
  console.printf("first and third are the same ignoring case");
Henry Pena
Henry Pena
2,950 Points

your code is right but you have to use the previous task, don't delete it:

if (firstExample.equals(secondExample)) { console.printf("first is equal to second"); }

Thank you both so much for your answers, really helpful!! =)

1 Answer

Re-read the challenge:

Add another if statement that checks if the firstExample is equal ignoring case to thirdExample. If it, is print out "first and third are the same ignoring case".

I suspect that you replaced the code from the first challenge with the code from the second challenge, causing the second challenge to fail.