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Java Java Basics Perfecting the Prototype String Equality

mohan babu
mohan babu
417 Points

not sure what is the error here

I'm getting constant error stating"cannot find the symbol".

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

1 Answer

Hey Mohan!

Simple mistake: you misspelled the "equalsIgnoreCase" method and instead wrote "equalsIngnoreCase".

Your code:

if (firstExample.equalsIngnoreCase(thirdExample))
{
  console.printf("first and third are the same ignoring case");
}

Change it to:

if (firstExample.equalsIgnoreCase(thirdExample))
{
  console.printf("first and third are the same ignoring case");
}

Hope this helps! :-)