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Ruby Ruby Basics Numbers Converting Strings to Numbers

Joseph Silva
Joseph Silva
2,140 Points

We've assigned the string "123" to a variable named string. Take string, use a method to convert it to an integer, and s

Stuck.

Antonio De Rose
Antonio De Rose
20,882 Points

one video from before, this challenge, go through over and over..

2 Answers

Hi Joseph,

You want to create a new variable called integer and assign into that, using an equals sign, the result of calling the to_i method on the existing variable, string. Use dot notation.

Then you create another variable called float and do the same, but using the to_f method on string.

Let me know how you get on,.

Steve.

Joseph Silva
Joseph Silva
2,140 Points

Passed the challenge literally right after posted the question. I came to the realization that a float has a decimal.

Thank you so much for your assistance.