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Using these values, we want to compute the product and print out the product in a formatted string.
Step 1: Declare a constant named product and assign the result of multiplying firstValue and secondValue together. (To multiply two values, a and b, we write a * b).
Step 2: Using string interpolation, create a string literal that describes the operation we just performed. For example, given the following values for firstValue, secondValue and product respectively: 2, 4, 8. The string should read: "The product of 2 times 4 is 8". Assign this string to a constant named output.
// Enter your code below let firstValue: Int = 2 let secondValue: Int = 4 let product = firstValue * secondValue let output = "\(firstValue) * \(secondValue) = \(product)"
Tijo Thomas9,737 Points
@markperez2, you're on the right track. The last part of tells you what the string should like: The string should read: "The product of 2 times 4 is 8". This is what the string should literally say, but you have to use interpolation to get there. Here's what you're looking for:
// You're just substituting where the numbers are with the constants using interpolation. let output = "The product of \(firstValue) times \(secondValue) is \(product)"