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Overwriting Arrays: Is it really this super easy?
Jason seemed to overwrite the array that he had already created here with the new one:
grocery_list = ["milk", "eggs", "bread", 1, 2, 3] => ["milk", "eggs", "bread", 1, 2, 3] grocery_list = %w (milk eggs bread) => ["milk", "eggs", "bread"]
Is the array with the grocery list and numbers being overwritten with the other array? If not, what's happening? Are there now 2 arrays with the same name: grocery_list ?
Rick Buffington8,105 Points
The array is overwritten. When the second array is assigned to grocery_list, the original list is overwritten. There is still only 1 grocery_list variable.