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The message in the final echo command only makes sense if your favorite flavor is the same as Hal's. Add a conditional a

The message in the final echo command only makes sense if your favorite flavor is the same as Hal's. Add a conditional around that final echo command that checks if the flavor variable has a value of "cookie dough." (Remember to choose carefully between using a single equal sign and a double equal sign in the check.) Preview the code and, if you have a different flavor, make sure the message disappear

index.php
<?php

$flavor = "Chocolate";
echo "<p>Your favorite flavor of ice cream is ";
echo $flavor;
echo ".</p>";
echo "<p>Hal's favorite flavor is $, also!</p>";

?>

5 Answers

Hello, This works for me ;) You must not display any message.

<?php

$flavor = "Chocolate";
echo "<p>Your favorite flavor of ice cream is ";
echo $flavor;
echo ".</p>";
if($flavor == "cookie dough"){
echo "<p>Hal's favorite flavor is $flavor, also!</p>";
}
else{
echo "";
}
?>

Hi there,

I believe they're looking for an if/else conditional statement. For instance:

echo ".</p>";
if($flavor == "cookie dough") {
echo "<p>Hal's favorite flavor is also cookie dough!</p>";
} else {
echo "<p>Too bad Hal doesn't love $flavor like I do!</p>";
}

You were missing the flavor part in the final line

<?php

$flavor = "Chocolate";
echo "<p>Your favorite flavor of ice cream is ";
echo $flavor;
echo ".</p>";
echo "<p>Hal's favorite flavor is $flavor, also!</p>";

?>
Katiuska Alicea de Leon
Katiuska Alicea de Leon
10,217 Points

I did this exact thing and I got "Bummer: The ice cream flavors do not match, yet I still see a message that they do."

Michael Hicks
Michael Hicks
21,875 Points
<?php
$flavor = "moose tracks";
echo "<p>Your favorite flavor of ice cream is <?php echo $flavor ?>";
echo "vanilla";
echo ".</p>";
if ( $flavor == "cookie dough" ) { 
  echo "<p>Hal's favorite flavor is cookie dough, also!</p>";
}
?>

Here's my code. It worked, but why is 'echo "vanilla";' even included? I feel like its a red herring. The last part of this task was a little confusing and less practical. Am I just whining or does this make sense?

Katiuska Alicea de Leon
Katiuska Alicea de Leon
10,217 Points

You have to create another variable that has the value for Hal's favorite ice cream flavor and use it for the "elseif" statement.