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create a third variable named fullName that combines the $firstName and $lastName variables to make the string Rasmus
<?php //Place your code below this comment $firstName= "Rasmus"; $lastName= "Lerdorf"; $fullName= " $firstName " . " $lastName "; echo $fullName. " was the original creator of PHP.\n"; ?>
Jennifer NordellTreehouse Teacher
Hi there, Tawanda Kaseke! You're doing terrific! The problem here is that the
$fullName variable now contains a few more spaces than it's expecting. Right now your
$fullName variable is equivalent to
" Rasmus Lerdorf " as opposed to
"Rasmus Lerdorf". Note that you have two spaces between the first and last name instead of one, a space in front of Rasmus, and a space after Lerdorf.
What you're looking for is:
$fullName = "$firstName $lastName";
Hope this helps!
It works for me thanks