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Ruby Ruby Basics Numbers Converting Strings to Numbers

Rhonda Goolsby
Rhonda Goolsby
6,992 Points

string to integer

string = "123" puts string.to_i

string = "123"
 def string("123")
Grigorij Schleifer
Grigorij Schleifer
10,363 Points

Hey Ronda, I have no experience with Ruby but this answer seems to explain it very well.

Rhonda Goolsby
Rhonda Goolsby
6,992 Points

Thanks Grigorij,

So close. Thank you.

1 Answer

Clayton Perszyk
Clayton Perszyk
Treehouse Moderator 48,107 Points

HI Rhonda,

If you're trying to pass the challenge, you don't need to define a method. You need to use methods built into ruby, to_i and to_f, to convert the string. Then assign the return values to two different variables, integer and float.


variable = string.method