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Ruby Ruby Loops Ruby Loops The Ruby Loop

I do not know why the challenge fails

i do not know why after repeat("hi", 5) counter + 1 if counter = times break end end Does not work

loop.rb
def repeat(string, times)
  fail "times must be 1 or more" if times < 1
  counter = 0
  loop do
    # YOUR CODE HERE
    repeat("hi", 5)
    counter + 1
    if counter = times
      break
    end
  end
end

1 Answer

  1. The repeat method here takes in a string, and the challenge wants it printed within the body of the loop. This is missing
  2. The instructions do say "add 1 to the counter variable", but it would make more sense if it said: increment the counter variable by 1.
  3. In the condition of the if statement, you're setting counter equal to times instead of testing for equivalence

Let me know if this helps!