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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
28,860 Points

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
Kunnath Raj
iOS Development Techdegree Student 6,211 Points

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!