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Android Build a Simple Android App (retired 2014) Learning the Language Objects and Random Numbers

For some reason I'm stuck on a simple question in this challenge. Stage 2 first challenge, last question "intAsString"

Declare a String variable named intAsString. Convert the randomNumber integer to a String value and store it in the intAsString variable. Hint: Use the toString() method of the Integer class.


1 Answer

Stone Preston
Stone Preston
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to create a string variable you simply put the word String in front of the variable name and assign it a value:

String someString = "asdf";

we want to create a string named inAsString and assign it the randomNumber variable. to do that you must convert the number using the toString method of the integer class. you call the toString method like so:


that will convert the integer argument passed in (12 in the above case) to a string.

so to assign our intAsString variable the converted randomNumber you would use:

String intAsString = Integer.toString(randomNumber);

Thank you! All I had forgotten was to put, "String" in before intAsString. I appreciate the help!