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iOS Swift 2.0 Basics Swift Types Recap: Swift Types

Ricardo Gonzalez
Ricardo Gonzalez
2,286 Points

What does it mean when it is asking to make a String Literal?

Need clarification on what the challenge is asking me to do.

2 Answers

Jennifer Nordell
Jennifer Nordell
Treehouse Teacher

A string literal is simply a fancy way of saying a sequence of characters in between quotation marks. name = "Jennifer".... the string literal would be "Jennifer". So here's my solution and I'll walk you through it.

let firstValue = 9
let secondValue = 3
let product = firstValue * secondValue
let output = "The product of \(firstValue) times \(secondValue) is \(product)"
  1. Make a constant named firstValue and assign an integer.
  2. Do the same thing for another one named secondValue
  3. Make another constant named product and assign the product of the first two variables to it.
  4. Use string interpolation to assign a formatted string which displays the values of those variables inside it.

Hope this clears things up! Happy coding!

Ricardo Gonzalez
Ricardo Gonzalez
2,286 Points

I see now what I did wrong. The wording confused me a bit. Thanks for clarifying for me.