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Ruby Ruby Basics Numbers Converting Strings to Numbers

Alicja Dul
Alicja Dul
8,589 Points

Challenge task 1 of 1 => We expected the "integer" variable to equal 123, but it was: nil


Someone can help me?


string = "123"

def int
  integer = string.to_i

def float
  float = string.to_f

2 Answers

Jennifer Nordell
Jennifer Nordell
Treehouse Teacher

Hi there! You're doing just fine, but the def keyword is used to define methods/functions. Because the challenge has not asked for any user-defined methods or functions, it does not know to look for them so it can't see the variables you've made. If you remove the def and end lines from around your variables, your code passes with flying colors!

Hope this helps! :sparkles: