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Ruby Ruby Loops Ruby Loops The Ruby Loop

Serena S
Serena S
470 Points

Undefined local variable/Variable scoping error? I am not sure how to proceed. Thank you

puts string
    counter += 1
    if counter >= 3
      break
    end 

  end
end

  repeat(string, 5)
loop.rb
def repeat(string, times)
  fail "times must be 1 or more" if times < 1
  counter = 0
  loop do
    string = "hi"
    puts string
    counter += 1
    if counter >= times
      break
    end 
  end
end

repeat(string, 5)

1 Answer

Jeff Muday
MOD
Jeff Muday
Treehouse Moderator 27,640 Points

You were so close to the solution!

All you need to do is to put a comment in front of the string (or delete it) and omit the call to repeat.

def repeat(string, times)
  fail "times must be 1 or more" if times < 1
  counter = 0
  loop do
    # string = "hi"
    puts string
    counter += 1
    if counter >= times
      break
    end 
  end
end