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iOS Swift Collections and Control Flow Dictionaries in Swift Working With Dictionaries

There seems to be something wrong with these excercies

How is this not the answer to this question?

let iceCream: [string: string] = ["CC": "Chocolate Chip", "AP": "Apple Pie", "PB": "Peanut Butter"]

dictionary.swift
// Enter your code below
let iceCream: [string: string] = ["CC": "Chocolate Chip", "AP": "Apple Pie", "PB": "Peanut Butter"]

3 Answers

Maria Angelica Dadalt
Maria Angelica Dadalt
6,197 Points

The instruction is to assign the dictionary to a variable, not a constant. If you ajust that it should work.

okay understood. I am confused because all the examples create a constant dictionary using let. They update and append the constant dictionary. So are both constant and variable dictionaries mutable?

Maria Angelica Dadalt
Maria Angelica Dadalt
6,197 Points

No, constants (let) cannot be changed. If you want to append to an Array or Dictionary, they need to be assigned to variables.

Jeff McDivitt
Jeff McDivitt
23,970 Points

The task specifically asks you to create a variable not constant

Assign this dictionary to a variable named 'iceCream'.