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how can i assign the result of var_dump to a variable

i want to compare if varible $a is identical to "5" and then assign the result to a new variable called $isIdentical my script is as below: <?php $a=5; $isBoolean=true; $isIdentical; var_dump($a==="5");

?>

index.php
<?php
$a = 5;
//Place your code below this comment
$isBoolean=true;
$isIdentical;
var_dump($a==="5")

?>

2 Answers

Jennifer Nordell
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Jennifer Nordell
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Hi there, Keith Mbofana! For this challenge, you don't need to var_dump anything. But to assign the result of an evaluation to a variable, you'd do it like anything else really. Remember, the thing on the right side of a single equals sign runs first. The evaluation === does a comparison and then returns either a true or false.

So you could do:

$isIdentical = $a === "5";

Hope this helps! :sparkles:

thank you Jennifer Nordel