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C# C# Objects Loops and Final Touches Constants

Xinyu (Sean) Zhang
Xinyu (Sean) Zhang
Courses Plus Student 7,064 Points

What does it mean define const red? I have already done it! This is not very descriptive question!


const int revenue = 125000;
const int red = 100000;
const int yellow = 150000;
string status = null;

if (revenue < red)
    status = "red";
else if (revenue < yellow)
    status = "yellow";
    status = "green";

2 Answers

It's wanting you to remove the string literals from the code by placing them as const strings at the top.

const string red= "red";

Then in code you can reference:

status = red;

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
225,652 Points

:x: He can't use the name red for the string because it's already assigned to the numeric value.

Good catch there Steven. Time for bed for me. :)

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
225,652 Points

:point_right: You're halfway there!

You have replaced all the numeric values with constants, so far, so good! :+1:

But now you need to the same thing with the string constants. For example for red you might have:

const string redColor = "red";

And then later, when the status is assigned, you might have:

    status = redColor ;

Do that for all the color names and you should have it.