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Ruby Ruby Collections Ruby Arrays Adding Items to Arrays

Ruby Arrays

Jason taught us that we can add to an array using this syntax:

example_array += ["ice cream", "milk"]

but how can I do the same using this syntax:

example_array += %w(ice cream milk)

The question is how to do I display "ice cream" as a single value in an array?

1 Answer

Marco van Vemden
Marco van Vemden
12,553 Points

Hi Steven,

You have to escape it using the backslash before the space, like this:

example_array += %w(ice\ cream milk)