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PHP PHP Basics Daily Exercise Program Conditionals

What am I doing wrong? Student/GPA exercise giving "incorrect output" message

The output is echoing everything as it should be. It's printing as "Dave has a GPA of 3.8Treasure is on the Honor Roll". I tried adding \n at the end and that didn't work. I changed up the way I had the message being echoed, that didn't work (divided sentence up to connect the variables with a period instead of having it all in double quotes). I looked at other posts and mine is a variation of them but isn't submitting. What am I missing?

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 . ' has made the Honor Roll'; 
} else {
 echo $studentOneName  . ' has a GPA of ' . $studentOneGPA; 
}

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

1 Answer

Adam Pengh
Adam Pengh
29,880 Points

For all intents and purposes, your answer is correct. They're just being really particular about the output. I added <p> elements and that seemed to do the trick. You also added in "has made the Honor Roll" instead of "made the Honor Roll". Again, minor stuff but it's checking the output automatically.

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

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

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

if($studentTwoGPA === 4.0) {
  echo '<p>' . $studentTwoName . ' made the Honor Roll</p>';
} else {
  echo '<p>' . $studentTwoName . ' has a GPA of ' . $studentTwoGPA . '</p>';
}
?>

Thanks! As soon as I changed the wording to "made the honor roll", it submitted. Man, it's picky.