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Ruby Ruby Basics Ruby Syntax Method Arguments

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I am stuck on the method challenge. It says - undefined local variable or method `ruby' for main:Object please advise.

I have been trying to figure this out but not sure where I am going wrong. It either says my stack is too deep or the attached error code. I don't think I understand the question correctly.

I think the output the question is looking for on the console would just 'Ruby'. Have I misunderstood?

def say(first)
  puts first


1 Answer

Jason Anders
Jason Anders
Treehouse Moderator 145,855 Points

Hi there,

You're on the right track, with one small error. The instructions ask you to **"pass the string "Ruby""**, but right now you are passing in a variable named Ruby, not a string. Remember, if you want to pass a string, you need to surround it with quotation marks.

Keep Coding! :) :dizzy:

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541 Points

Thank you - I realised just before I got your message. So simple, but just couldn't see it at the time as I think I was looking for something more complicated!