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iOS Swift Basics Swift Types Recap: Swift Types

How do I create an interpolated string inside a literal string if the compiler is not permitting a backslash?

The compiler is showing a source code error and saying that the backslash is not allowed.

types.swift
// Enter your code below
let firstValue = 7  
let secondValue = 5
let product = \(firstValue) * \(secondValue) 
let output = "The product of \(firstValue) times \(secondValue) is \(product)"

2 Answers

Bharath Chandrashekar
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Bharath Chandrashekar
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You don't have to use "\" to perform the multiplication . This is what you should be doing:

let firstValue = 7
let secondValue = 5
let product = firstValue * secondValue
let output = "The product of \(firstValue) times \(secondValue) is \(product)"

Alright, thank you so much!