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Use concatenation to add an exclamation point to the echo command after the fullName variable.

Im trying but system rejects! help me guys!

concatenation.php
<?php

$firstName = "Mike";
$middleName = "the";
$lastName = "Frog";

$fullName = $firstName . $middleName .  $lastName;



echo "The designer at Shirts 4 Mike shirts is named " . $fullName;

?>

1 Answer

Erik McClintock
Erik McClintock
45,783 Points

Tendai,

I see two problems here:

1) You need to make sure you've included the spaces concatenated between each portion of the $fullName variable, as follows:

<?php
// you have:
$fullName = $firstName . $middleName .  $lastName;
// what you have would echo out: "MiketheFrog", with no spaces

// you need:
$fullName = $firstName . " " . $middleName . " " . $lastName;
// this would echo out: "Mike the Frog", with spaces

2) The final task tells you to append an exclamation point to the end of your echo statement, using concatenation. At the moment, you have nothing appended to the end of your echo statement.

<?php
// you have:
echo "The designer at Shirts 4 Mike shirts is named " . $fullName;

// but the task tells you to use concatenation to add an exclamation point to the end of that echo statement, so you need to do that via the same method of concatenation you've been using:
echo "The designer at Shirts 4 Mike shirts is named " . $fullName . "!";

Erik