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Java Java Basics Perfecting the Prototype String Equality

Berkay Gökkaya
Berkay Gökkaya
2,316 Points

Hello, I dont know how to write the correct if statement. Could you please give me the solutions for this task?

is the structure like this?

if (noun.equals("dork")) { console.printf("That language is not allowed. Exiting. \n\n"); System.exit(0); }

Equality.java
// I have imported a java.io.Console for you, it is named console. 
String firstExample = "hello";
String secondExample = "hello";
String thirdExample = "HELLO";
if (firstExample.equals("secondExample")) {
  console.printf("first is equal to second");
  System.exit(0);
}

1 Answer

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
216,810 Points

You're close, but I see two issues:

  • variable names should not be enclosed in quotes
  • the instructions only asked for the code to print, not to exit