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Ruby Ruby Operators and Control Structures Logical Operators The Or (||) Operator

Return true when the valid_command method is passed the following values: "y", "yes", "Y", or "YES.Why my code is wrong?

So much fail is going on right now that I need an exit point from the fail dimension. Please assist me you able minded people because i'm unable to even evaluate this simple request.

ruby.rb
def valid_command?(command)

if (valid_command? == "y") || (valid_command? == "yes") || (valid_command? == "Y") || (valid_command? == "YES")

return "true"

end

end

1 Answer

Jason Anders
MOD
Jason Anders
Treehouse Moderator 145,631 Points

Hey Daniel,

You're on the right track, but there are two errors.

  1. You're checking the condition against the Method instead of the parameter passed into the method. So you can't check valid_command? because it's the method that accepts an argument. So, you need to check the condition against that which is command.
  2. You are returning a string "true" instead of the boolean true. Once you put quotes around something, it becomes a string.

Fix those two things up and you're good to go. :)

Keep Coding! :dizzy: