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Java Java Basics Perfecting the Prototype Looping until the value passes

Daniel Avila
Daniel Avila
Courses Plus Student 1,474 Points

How do I use console.printf to print out a formatted string that says "Because you said <response>, you passed the test

I'm stuck on the last task and I'm not sure why it is wrong.

// I have initialized a java.io.Console for you. It is in a variable named console.
String response;
boolean loopResponse;
do {
 response=console.readLine("Do you understand do while loops?");
  if (loopResponse) {
    console.printf("Because you said <response>, you passed the test!\n");
} while(loopResponse);
Stacey Fenton
Stacey Fenton
5,501 Points

My code works - hope it help you!

String response = console.readLine ("Do you understand do while loops?"); boolean repeatResponse;

do {
  response = console.readLine ("Do you understand do while loops?");
  repeatResponse = response.equalsIgnoreCase ("no");

  if (repeatResponse) {
    console.printf ("Try again!");


while (repeatResponse); console.printf ("Good job!");

2 Answers

guessing if you are here you need the last bit

but console.printf(""Because you said " + response + ",you passed the test!");

is not making the tester happy

try instead using %s format string with response as parameter

Seth Kroger
Seth Kroger
56,409 Points

2 things: First, because you are already looping until you get a correct answer, you should print it outside the loop. Second, you need to replace "<response>" with the value of response (printf() has a way to do just that).