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# Defining a Method and taking a string x amount of times, then looping and breaking

Not sure what is being ask of me in this challenge:

```The repeat method should take a string, and print it a specified number of times. Use loop and break to complete the method. Be sure to do the following: After printing the value of string, add 1 to the counter variable. Use an if statement together with the break keyword to break out of the loop once counter is equal to times.```

My question is mainly what am I meant to do for this challenge?

Code Provided:

def repeat(string, times) fail "times must be 1 or more" if times < 1 counter = 0 loop do # YOUR CODE HERE

end end

Proposed Solution:

def repeat(string, times) fail "times must be 1 or more" if times < 1 counter = 0 loop do print "what is your name?" answer=gets.chomp print "#{answer}, " counter +=1 if counter ==5 break end end

Error given: "Bummer, try again"

• You only need to print `string`. This is the value of the string passed in by the challenge.
• You are to break if `counter == times`. This is the maximum number of times the loop should run.
So for example if the challenge calls `repeat("hi", 5)` and it does, your code should print "hi" 5 times