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iOS Swift Basics Swift Types Recap: Swift Types

Randell Purington
Randell Purington
9,992 Points

Need some assistance.

I looked at other people who asked the same question and seen the answers posted and I tried each one and still not getting it right. I am not sure if it is a bug with this question or if I am missing something.

this is the directions

Using these values, we want to compute the product and print out the product in a formatted string.

Step 1: Declare a constant named product and assign the result of multiplying firstValue and secondValue together. (To multiply two values, a and b, we write a * b).

Step 2: Using string interpolation, create a string literal that describes the operation we just performed. For example, given the following values for firstValue, secondValue and product respectively: 2, 4, 8. The string should read: "The product of 2 times 4 is 8". Assign this string to a constant named output.

types.swift
// Enter your code below

let firstValue: Int = 6
let secondValue: Int = 5



let product = firstValue * secondValue

let output: String  = "The product of  \(firstValue) time \(secondValue) is \(product)"

1 Answer

missgeekbunny
missgeekbunny
37,033 Points

It's all basic formatting issues. It doesn't like the extra space before

\(firstValue)

and it wants an s on the end of time

Randell Purington
Randell Purington
9,992 Points

Thank you. I will go back and try that. I went back after and added the ā€œsā€ so I will look at the spacing

missgeekbunny
missgeekbunny
37,033 Points

I can tell you that iOS code challenges have been the most concerned about the number of spaces between things of all code challenges I've done (haven't done much with python though). You'll want to keep that in mind in future code challenges. If at first it fails, check the compiler error, if that doesn't do anything check your formatting.

Randell Purington
Randell Purington
9,992 Points

Thank you so much. I couldn't figure it out. I went back and started over, I wrote if different ways, I did a bunch of stuff, but it was that extra space. Thank you!