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Ruby Ruby Loops Ruby Loops The Ruby Loop

Anisio Silva
Anisio Silva
1,496 Points

Ruby loops, I don't understand how to do

The repeat method should take a string, and print it a specified number of times. Use loop and break to complete the method. Be sure to do the following:

After printing the value of string, add 1 to the counter variable. Use an if statement together with the break keyword to break out of the loop once counter is equal to times.

def repeat(string, times) fail "times must be 1 or more" if times < 1 counter = 0 loop do # YOUR CODE HERE repeat("Hi",5) print repeat(string) counter + 1 if counter == times break end end end

loop.rb
def repeat(string, times)
  fail "times must be 1 or more" if times < 1
  counter = 0
  loop do
    # YOUR CODE HERE
    repeat("Hi",5)
        print repeat(string)
    counter + 1
    if counter == times
      break
    end
     end
end
Jasmeet Singh
Jasmeet Singh
20,145 Points
def repeat(string, times)
  fail "times must be 1 or more" if times < 1
  counter = 0

  loop do
    counter += 1
    puts string
    break if counter == times
  end

end

repeat("Hi", 5)

Try this code instead. You're are calling the repeat method before defining it. First define the method then call it.

1 Answer

  • Omit the repeat("Hi",5) line
  • Instead of print repeat(string), write print(string)
  • Replace counter + 1 with counter += 1

Then it should pass! :grin: