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Ruby Ruby Collections Ruby Arrays Accessing Items in Arrays

Follow up to my question just before this

Accidentally left out some of the code.

grocery_list = ["milk", "eggs", "bread", "ice cream", "potatoes", "pie"]


1 Answer

Josh Salyer
Josh Salyer
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To access elements in an array you need to use it's index. For example:

animals = ["duck", "goose", "rabbit"]
first_element = animals[0]
# first_element = "duck"