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iOS Swift Basics Swift Types String Manipulation

Denis Gorbaciov
Denis Gorbaciov
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let name = "Igor" let greeting = "Hi there," + " " + "\(name)" Not sure what is wrong here?

let name = "Igor" let greeting = "Hi there," + " " + "(name)"

Not sure what is wrong here? Please help.

strings.swift
// Enter your code below
let name = "Igor"
let greeting = "Hi there," + " " + "\(name)"

1 Answer

When using interpolation you do not need to concatenate.

// Enter your code below
let name = "Brandon"
let greeting = "Hi there, \(name)"

With concatenation it would be as follows:

// Enter your code below
let name = "Brandon"
let greeting = "Hi there,  " + name