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Java Java Basics Perfecting the Prototype String Equality

stephen crayton
stephen crayton
405 Points

Not sure where I'm going wrong

Getting the below error JavaTester.java:107: error: ')' expected if ("%s"firstExample.equalsIgnoreCase("s%",secondExample)) ^ JavaTester.java:107: error: ';' expected if ("%s"firstExample.equalsIgnoreCase("s%",secondExample)) ^ 2 errors

1 Answer

Andrew Stevens
Andrew Stevens
11,083 Points

It is difficult to answer where you are potentially going wrong without the code you have written. This is what I wrote to pass the tests:

String firstExample = "hello";
String secondExample = "hello";
String thirdExample = "HELLO";

if (firstExample.equals(secondExample)) {
    console.printf("first is equal to second");

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