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iOS Objective-C Basics (Retired) Fundamentals of C Arrays

Problem with arrays question.

Hello, I'm fairly new to IOS coding. I getting stuck on the question:

"Declare 2 separate variables of type char named "alpha" and "bravo". Assign the letter 'a' to the variable "alpha" and the letter 'b' to "bravo"."

I am entering this:

char alpha = a; char bravo = b;

Thanks in advance!

3 Answers

David Eichel
David Eichel
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When you say char alpha = a; you are telling the program to set the variable alpha to the variable a when what you really want is the character 'a'. You represent the literal character by surrounding it in the quotes.

Kunnath Raj
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Kunnath Raj
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char alpha = 'a'; char bravo = 'b';

You would use char alpha = a when you were assigning the value present in a different char variable a to your char variable alpha. Also, Would recommend that you have Xcode open and running to help debug.

Ah! Thanks!