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###### Philipp Hahn

1,366 Points# Stuck in the steps, int contants and strings.

It seems that I need help in almost every chapter, but Its already a big task for me to understand everything in english. I need a little help for this task, seems I slow in understanding but I dont give up.

```
// Enter your code below
let firstValue = 2014
let secondValue: Int = 20
let product = firstValue * secondValue
```

## 6 Answers

###### Steve Hunter

57,696 PointsHi Philipp,

You're doing fine! Just remove the `Int`

which you don't need. As long as you *assign* an integer on the *right* of the equals sign, you're fine. So, `let secondValue = 20`

, for example. The whole number `20`

is the integer so there's no need to specify the data type with `: Int`

.

The rest is correct; just the string interpolation part to do now.

Let me know how you get on.

Steve.

###### Steve Hunter

57,696 PointsHi Philipp,

Your output needs to be a longer string using all three constants such that it looks like, "`The product of \(firstValue) times \(secondValue) is \(product)`

".

You need to assign that string to a constant called `output`

.

```
let output = "The product of \(firstValue) times \(secondValue) is \(product)"
```

Make sense?

Steve.

###### Philipp Hahn

1,366 Pointsthank you steve,

```
let firstValue = 10
let secondValue = 20
let product = firstValue * secondValue
let interpolatedOutput = "\(product)"
```

something seems to be missing, I think the constant of output seems incorrect

###### Philipp Hahn

1,366 PointsI am trying to get it,

```
let firstValue = 10
let secondValue = 20
let product = firstValue * secondValue
let output = "\(firstValue) * \(secondValue) = \(product)"
```

its a challenge for me, but still I get the "bummer" note ^^

###### Steve Hunter

57,696 PointsThe `output`

constant needs to contain the *words* "The product of 10 times 20 is 200". You interpolate the three constants in between those words. So, your output is correct but uses shorthand of * instead of times and = instead of equals. The string is:

```
"The product of \(firstValue) times \(secondValue) is \(product)"
```

###### Philipp Hahn

1,366 PointsI got it! Thank you, also thank you for beeing patient with me ^^

###### Steve Hunter

57,696 PointsNo problem - glad you got through it!

###### Alexander Davison

65,468 PointsPlease give Steve a "Best Answer". It gives Steve a bonus 12+ forum points for the question's topic (in this case Swift). It also places a green check mark next to this question in the Community :)

Thank you for understanding. ~Alex

###### Philipp Hahn

1,366 Pointsalright, thanks for the advice