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Ruby Ruby Operators and Control Structures Logical Operators The Or (||) Operator

I can't see why I am not passing this code challenge

It keeps saying try again

def valid_command?(command)
  if (answer == "y") || (answer == "yes") || (answer == "Y") || (answer == "YES")
    answer == true

1 Answer

Jason Anders
Jason Anders
Treehouse Moderator 145,826 Points

Hi Ben,

There are a couple things going wrong here.

  1. You are comparing a variable answer to the values, but there is no such variable. The values that would be passed in are being passed to the parameter in the function which is named command. This is the variable name that you need to be using to compare the values.
  2. The instructions say to make the method "return true when passed the following values" but you are trying to assign the value (again to a variable that doesn't exist). Here, if the condition passes, all you want the method to do is return true, not assign or reassign anything. Methods can do all of this; however, this challenge is just looking for the method to return a value ("true" in this case).

If you fix those up, the challenge will pass. :)

Keep Coding! :dizzy: