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PHP PHP Basics Daily Exercise Program Conditionals

Charles Madureira
Charles Madureira
11,825 Points

Use the variables to display the message

Hi

I don't understand why is asking me a variable to display

index.php
<?php
$studentOneName = 'Dave';
$studentOneGPA = 3.8;

$studentTwoName = 'Treasure';
$studentTwoGPA = 4.0;

//Place your code below this comment
if ($studentOneGPA === 4.0) {
 echo "$studentOneName made the Honor Roll";
} else {
 echo  "$studentOneName has a GPA of $studentOneGPA ";
 }

if ($studentTwoGPA === 4.0) {
 echo "$studentTwoName made the Honor Roll";
} else {
  echo "$studentTwoName has a GPA of $studentTwoName ";
 }
echo 
?>

2 Answers

Jennifer Nordell
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Jennifer Nordell
Treehouse Teacher

Hi there, Charles Madureira! You are incredibly close on this one. And yes, you are using the variable names so this Bummer message might be a bit confusing. The problem here is that you are using an incorrect variable in a single line.

You wrote:

 echo "$studentTwoName has a GPA of $studentTwoName ";

But you meant:

 echo "$studentTwoName has a GPA of $studentTwoGPA ";

In your version, if Treasure (studentTwoName) had not had a GPA of 4.0, it would have printed out "Treasure has a GPA of Treasure" instead of the GPA.

Hope this helps! :sparkles: