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Java Java Basics Perfecting the Prototype String Equality

Not quite sure what to do, having troubles adding in the "IgnoreCase" to this code challenge

Please help, thank you in advance

// I have imported a java.io.Console for you, it is named console. 
String firstExample = "hello";
String secondExample = "hello";
String thirdExample = "HELLO";
if (firstExample == secondExample) {
  console.printf("first is equal to second");
if (firstExample == thirdExample) {
  console.printf("first and third are the same ignoring case");

2 Answers

The challenge is expecting you to use the [equalsIgnoreCase](http://docs.oracle.com/javase/7/docs/api/java/lang/String.html#equalsIgnoreCase(java.lang.String\)), as demonstrated in the video, for the second if statement's condition.

As Tomasz said, you should do something like this:

String example1 = "this is an example";
String example2 = "THIS IS AN EXAMPLE";

if (Example1.equalsIgnoreCase(Example2) {
console.printf("1 is equal to 2");

The if statement here would return true, because you are telling it to ignore the case (IgnoreCase).