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how to write a method returned the remainder in a nice full sentence?

I am having problems in writing a nice full sentence when writing the code using methods.

method.rb
```def mod(a, b)
puts "The remainder of a divided by b is c "
return a % b
end
puts mod(2,2)
```

Hi Jose,

Instead of using puts, we want to use return in order to return the string. Additionally, we can actually create the variable c as a%b. The body of the method should start with creating that c variable, then returning that nicely formatted sentence.

Does that help?

I am not fairly sure what you're trying to accomplish with your method.

In case you want to print the sentence you have in your method, here's how you could do it.

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

Then, by calling it, you'd get the following

```mod(2,2)
The remainder of 2 divided by 2 is 0
=> nil
```

That version of the method would print the sentence and return nothing.

In your example, you are returning the result. If for some reason you want to save the value, you could do the following

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

And this could be called as

```result = mod(2,2)
The remainder of 2 divided by 2 is 0
=>0
```

This way, the result of a % b could be held in the variable result, for later use.

If you don't know about string interpolation (the #{} in the strings), you should watch the Ruby Basics video

Thank you you are a life saver. Greetings from California!