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Java Java Basics Getting Started with Java IO

Console printf method

Using the console's printf method, display a message that says, "First name: ", followed by the first name that the user has entered.

1 Answer

This is asking you to use %s to fill in the first name. So something like System.out.printf("First name: %s" , name);.