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PHP PHP Basics Daily Exercise Program Conditionals

Razvan Tamasanu
Razvan Tamasanu
1,873 Points

Need Help with an exercise

Check if each student has a GPA of 4.0.

If the student has a GPA of 4.0, use the student name variable to replace NAME when displaying the following line:

NAME made the Honor Roll

ELSE If the students GPA is not equal to 4.0, within an else block, use the student name variable to replace NAME AND the student GPA variable to replace STUDENT GPA when displaying the following line:

NAME has a GPA of STUDENT GPA

Bummer: You will need to create separate if statements for each student.

I run the code in a different environment and it is working. And I have 2 if statements..any ideas why is it not working?

Thanks

index.php
<?php
$studentOneName = 'Dave';
$studentOneGPA = 3.8;

$studentTwoName = 'Treasure';
$studentTwoGPA = 4.0;

//Place your code below this comment
if($studentOneGPA ==4.0){
  echo $studentOneName. 'made the Honor Roll';
  } elseif ($studentOneGPA !=4.0) {
  echo $studentOneName.''. 'has a GPA of'. $studentOneGPA. "<br>";
  }

if($studentTwoGPA ==4.0){
  echo $studentTwoName. 'made the Honor Roll';
  } elseif ($studentTwoGPA !=4.0){
  echo $studentTwoName. 'has a GPA of'. $studentTwoGPA;
}



?>

2 Answers

Adam Pengh
Adam Pengh
29,877 Points

You can just use an ELSE statement, not ELSEIF

<?php
$studentOneName = 'Dave';
$studentOneGPA = 3.8;

$studentTwoName = 'Treasure';
$studentTwoGPA = 4.0;

//Place your code below this comment
if($studentOneGPA == 4.0) {
  echo $studentOneName . ' made the Honor Roll';
} else {
  echo $studentOneName . ' has a GPA of ' . $studentOneGPA;
}

if($studentTwoGPA == 4.0) {
  echo $studentTwoName . ' made the Honor Roll';
} else {
  echo $studentTwoName . ' has a GPA of ' . $studentTwoGPA;
}

?>
Razvan Tamasanu
Razvan Tamasanu
1,873 Points

Well i did not tried with else because the exercise said that we should use elseif..i will try this way though. Thank you Adam.