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equals question in java

just a little confused on this trying to get them to equal. can someone help with this i know its right there in front of me.

thanks

justin

int weightCraig = 160;
int weightMonty = 130;
if (weightMonty            weightCraig) {
console.printf("Whoa that's a huge dog!");

Hey Justin,

All you did was forget the greater than symbol, your code should look like this:

int weightCraig = 160;
int weightMonty = 130;

if (weightMonty > weightCraig) {
console.printf("Whoa that's a huge dog!");
}

Edit: for this Quiz, it is asking what comparison operator to use to check if Monty's weight is greater than Craig's weight.

int weightCraig = 160;
int weightMonty = 130;

if (weightMonty > weightCraig) // true; 160 is greater than 130

Edit: the rest of this is not related to the quiz but still useful in regards to comparing strings

if ('foo'.equals('foo')) // true

// or

if ('Foo'.equalsIgnoreCase('foo')) // true

java is odd when using == for string comparison, because it is checking if those objects are the same, not if they contain the same value.

String str1 = 'bacon';
String str2 = 'bacon';

if (str1 == str2) // false; str1 is not the same object as str2

if (str1.equals(str2)) // true

thanks for the clarification Robert. Anything helps, i understand everything i was just wondering for the code

If (weightMonty > weightCraig) // true 160 is greater than 130

this part is confusing to me because im looking at it like weightMonty is greater than weightCraig because of the symbol >.

how you can > sign weightmonty is less then weightcraig

And it's read left to right.