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Ruby Ruby Basics (Retired) How Ruby Works Setting Variables

Femi Sutton
Femi Sutton
288 Points

the task ask Create the variable name and set it equal to your own name. and I put name = "Femi" so what did I do wrong

please help me understand the name variable

name = Femi
puts "hello"
Puts name

2 Answers

28,558 Points

Your name is a string, so it has to be wrapped in quote marks like this: "Ferni". You also spell puts with a capital P on your third line which is not valid.

If you wrap quotes around your name, and remove the puts lines since the task did not ask for them, like this:

name = "Femi"

Then your code will work.

Femi Sutton
Femi Sutton
288 Points

i had just figured it out, i appreciate you taking your time to help anyway