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Matt Conway1,572 Points
It works in MyPlayground, but not the challenge Task. Wonder why?
Challenge Task 2 of 2
Given these two values we just declared, we want to compute the product and print out the product in a formatted string.
Step 1: Declare a constant named product and assign the result of multiplying firstValue and secondValue together. (To multiply two values, a and b, we write a * b).
Step 2: Using string interpolation, create a string literal that describes the operation we just performed. For example, given the following values for firstValue, secondValue and product respectively: 2, 4, 8. The string should read: "The product of 2 times 4 is 8". Assign this string to a constant named output.
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// Enter your code below let firstValue = 5 let secondValue = 9 let product (firstValue * secondValue) let output (firstValue * secondValue = product) "The product of \(firstValue) times \(secondValue) is \(product)."
Steven Deutsch21,046 Points
Hey Matt Conway,
You're close but we have to fix a few things. You have to be using the assignment operator " = ". The assignment operator, = , assigns what is on the right side of it to the variable or constant on the left side of it.
// Enter your code below let firstValue = 5 let secondValue = 9 /* here you use the assignment operator to assign the result of firstValue * secondValue to the constant named product */ let product = (firstValue * secondValue) /* here you use the assignment operator again to assign the string literal with the values of firstValue, secondValue, and product passed in using string interpolation */ let output = "The product of \(firstValue) times \(secondValue) is \(product)."