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Ruby Ruby Basics (Retired) Ruby Methods Method Returns: Part 2

How to return remainder within string

I have tried many different ways and it keeps saying I'm wrong. What am I missing here?

def mod(a, b)
  puts "The remainder of #{a} divided by #{b} is"
  return a % b

1 Answer

Andrew Winkler
Andrew Winkler
37,739 Points

So in the previous challenge you used 'c = a % b' to return a value for 'c'. In this one you need to use #{} around the variables so that they show up in a sentence (string interpolation).

def mod(a, b)
  c = a % b
  return "The remainder of #{a} divided by #{b} is #{c}."

Let me know if you need additional clarification or vote best answer if this was all the help you need... thanks!! : )

Thank you Andrew, I was using the puts method when I was attempting string interpolation instead of the return method. Thank you again for your help.