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Ruby Ruby Operators and Control Structures Ruby Control Structures Else challenge

In Ruby Track: I'm so confused!!

This quiz is confusing and didn't seem to be covered in the videos. What am I doing wrong?

Set a variable called "too_fast" equal to "true" if the car_speed is faster than the speed_limit and "false" if the car_speed is less than the speed_limit. car_speed = 55 speed_limit = 60

print "too_fast" too_fast=gets.chomp

if too_fast == "true" puts "Car is driving faster than the speed limit."

else puts "Car is driving under the speed limit."

end

ruby.rb
car_speed = 55
speed_limit = 60
print "too_fast"
too_fast=gets.chomp

if too_fast == "true"
  puts "Car is driving faster than the speed limit."
else 
  puts "Car is driving under the speed limit."
end 

1 Answer

Kevin Fitzhenry
Kevin Fitzhenry
30,096 Points

I think you want to declare a variable called too_fast and set it equal to true

too_fast = true

In your code above, you are printing out "too_fast" as a string. You want to declare a variable. If the car_speed is faster than the speed_limit, then the variable remains as true, else, it's value will be switched to false.

Hopefully that helps, if not, let us know.

Kevin Fitzhenry
Kevin Fitzhenry
30,096 Points
car_speed = 55
speed_limit = 60
too_fast = true

if car_speed > speed_limit
    too_fast = true
else
    too_fast = false
end