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Ruby Ruby Basics (Retired) Ruby Methods Method Returns: Part 2

Justin Taylor
Justin Taylor
2,221 Points

Stuck on Method Returns: Part 2

I am drawing a blank on how to complete this test. I back tracked to see where I get stumped. It's applying the "return" in my method. If I leave out "return" my string comes out correct.

If I place "return" before c = a%b, only the answer shows and not the string.

If I my "puts" is before the "return c = a%b" I get "undefined local variable or method 'c' for main:Object (NameError) Did you mean? c

Thank you in advance!

def mod(a,b)
  puts "The remainder of #{a} divided by #{b} is #{c}"
  return c = a%b

puts mod(66,32)

1 Answer

28,556 Points

The challenge asks you to return the string, it does not ask you to print it, so puts is not needed at all. If you just return the string like this:

def mod(a,b)
  c = a%b
  return "The remainder of #{a} divided by #{b} is #{c}"

Then the code will work fine.