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Java Java Basics Perfecting the Prototype String Equality

Sean Walker
Sean Walker
1,792 Points

first equals to second

hey everyone, i found this one hard to pass and really appreciate if you guys tell me what i'm doing wrong.

// I have imported a java.io.Console for you, it is named console. 
String firstExample = "hello";
String secondExample = "hello";
String thirdExample = "HELLO";
if (firstExample.equal(secondExample)) {
  console.printf("first is equal to second");

1 Answer

Stuart Wright
Stuart Wright
41,118 Points

It's a very simple fix. The correct method to use to check for equality is 'equals', not 'equal'.