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Ideration with Times

Challenge Task 1 of 1

Print anything to standard output using the puts method 5 times by calling the times method on the number 5.

Bummer! NameError: undefined local variable or method `item' for main:Object

times.rb
contact = {
  "name" => "Mike The Frog",
  "phone_number" => "555-1212"
}

5.times do |contact|
  puts "#{item}"
end

1 Answer

William Li
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William Li
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You got the NameError because item variable wasn't defined anywhere in the code.

This problem is actually pretty easy, only requirement is the use of times method, and you may output anything, so the easiest way to solve it would be.

5.times do
  puts "hello"
end

Hope it helps