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Java Java Basics Perfecting the Prototype String Equality

Supo Tech
Supo Tech
203 Points

I'm a bit stuck: how do you "Add an if statement that checks to see if firstExample is equal to secondExample"?

How do you "Add an if statement that checks to see if firstExample is equal to secondExample"?

Equality.java
// I have imported a java.io.Console for you, it is named console. 
String firstExample = "hello";
String secondExample = "hello";
String thirdExample = "HELLO";
if (

3 Answers

Rob Bridges
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Rob Bridges
Full Stack JavaScript Techdegree Graduate 35,459 Points

Hello, an if statement would be formatted like follows:

if(condition to be met) {
 //results of met condition;
}

So this one would look like

if (firstExample.equals(secondExample)) {
  console.printf("first is equal to the second");
}

Thanks. Let me know if this helps.

Savio George
Savio George
430 Points

if (firstExample.equals(secondExample)) { //displayOutput console.printf("fist is equal to the second"); }

/*
in words:

define the variables.
If hello is equal to hello ignoring the case, then
say first is equal to second.

in code:
*/

String firstExample = "hello";
String secondExample = "hello";
String thirdExample = "HELLO";
if (firstExample.equalsIgnoreCase(secondExample)) {
console.printf("first is equal to second"); }

Hope it helps!! ISAIAH S :smirk: