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Ruby Ruby Basics Conditionals "if" and "unless" Statements

Uche Onuekwusi
Uche Onuekwusi
17,817 Points

Scope of the methods in ruby

How were you able to access the price per unit variable created inside the scope of the conditional statements?

1 Answer

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
229,645 Points

A conditional doesn't constitute a separate scope, and a local variable defined inside a method (and not in a loop) can be accessed throughout the method.

This might not be the case in other languages, so if you're already familiar with any other(s) be careful to avoid confusing their rules.