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Ruby Ruby Basics (Retired) Ruby Methods Method Returns: Part 2

Dharma Teja
Dharma Teja
Courses Plus Student 5,206 Points

In the previous challenge, we wrote a method that returned the remainder of two arguments when divided. That's cool, but

can anyone help this question

def mod(a, b)
  #write your code here
  puts "Reminder of #{a} and #{b} is #{c} " 
  return c



2 Answers

Jay McGavren
Jay McGavren
Treehouse Teacher

You're close, but this challenge wants you to return the string from the mod method, not print it out. And there is no c variable; the challenge says:

where... c is the value of a % b

So you should do this:

def mod(a, b)
  return "The remainder of #{a} divided by #{b} is #{a % b}."

Or even just this:

def mod(a, b)
  "The remainder of #{a} divided by #{b} is #{a % b}."

I don't remember if that one needed to return c or not at the end of the method. Really all you need to do here is create a variable c, and pass in two numbers when calling your method.

where inputting your code a solution could be c = a % b

then call mod with 2 numbers mod(5,2)

output should be Reminder of 5 and 2 is 1