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Interpolated greeting. My attempt is let greeting = "\(Hi There),\(name)" I don't understand my error
let name = "Alexis" let greeting = "(Hi There),(name)"
or is it
let name = "Alexis"
let greeting = "Hi there"
let interpolatedGreeting = "(greeting),(name)"
I'm confused about what I'm doing wrong here.
// Enter your code below let name = "Alexis" let greeting = "\(Hi + there),\(name)"
Paul Brazell14,371 Points
Don't overthink it. Try this
// Enter your code below let name = "Alexis" let greeting = "Hi there, \(name)"
When you try to interpolate (Hi + there), it is looking for a variable called "Hi + there".
Also, your second example would technically work (with one minor tweak), but it is unnecessary to create the "greeting" variable in this example. If the greeting would be reused or a more complicated string, I would maybe use a variable, but in this case its fine.
Oh I see! Thank you!