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is this written correctly?
String name = console.readLine("Enter your name:"); String pastTenseVerb = console.readLine("Enter an pastTenseVerb: "); console.printf(name, " %s really ", pastTenseVerb, "%s This Coding exercise");
// I've imported java.io.Console for you. It is stored in a variable called console for you. String name = console.readLine("Enter your name:"); String pastTenseVerb = console.readLine("Enter an pastTenseVerb: "); console.printf(name, " %s really ", pastTenseVerb, "%s This Coding exercise");
Tonnie FanadezUX Design Techdegree Graduate 22,790 Points
Hello xander Sheppard
Welcome to Java and congrats for figuring out the first 2 tasks, well done.
I see you are already familiar with %s. So console.printf() first takes a specified format string (this should be inside "" quote marks) followed by the arguments (in this case arguments are name and pastTenseVerb)
Please this code snippet on how I wrote the third challenge - I used %s as placeholders for the String variables and then I included name and pastTenseVerb.
console.printf("%s really %s this coding exercise", name, pastTenseVerb);