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Java Java Basics Using your New Tools Multiple Format Strings

This is giving me trouble. I am sure I have it correct

This is giving me trouble

// I've imported java.io.Console for you.  It is stored in a variable called console for you.
String name = console.readLine("Enter your name");
String pastTenseVerb = console.readLine("Enter a past tense verb");
console.printf("Your name is %s", name);
console.printf("Your past tense verb is %s", pastTenseVerb);
console.printf("%s really %s this coding exercise", name, pastTenseVerb);

1 Answer

Jennifer Nordell
Jennifer Nordell
Treehouse Teacher

Hi there, karyl charles! Your code would work, but the challenge is asking for only one printf statement that prints something very specific. It's asking for your last printf statement. Deleting the first two printf statements will cause this to pass. Remember to take the challenges as literally as possible and try and only do what the challenge is asking for. If you print three strings, and it's expecting one, the challenge could break, which is the case here.

Hope this helps! :sparkles: