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Java Java Basics Using your New Tools Multiple Format Strings

I don't understand what I am doing wrong in this code

I did everything the question tells me to do but I can't find the error in my code. It's telling me that I am putting the string names in the wrong order but in my opinion, I did not. Please help thanks.

// I've imported java.io.Console for you.  It is stored in a variable called console for you.
String name = console.readLine("Enter name:  ");
console.printf(" %s is cool ", name);

String pastTenseVerb = console.readLine("Enter Verb:  ");
console.printf(" %s you", pastTenseVerb);

console.printf(" %s really %s this coding exercise.", name , pastTenseVerb);

1 Answer

Jennifer Nordell
Jennifer Nordell
Treehouse Teacher

Hi there! You're doing great! But keep in mind that these challenges are very strict. They have to be because it's a computer grading your code so it's expecting the output to match exactly. You did everything they asked for and even more! Your code contains three printf statements when it should only contain one

If I simply delete the first two printf statements in your code and leave everything else as it is, your code passes with flying colors!

Hope this helps! :sparkles: