Welcome to the Treehouse Community

The Treehouse Community is a meeting place for developers, designers, and programmers of all backgrounds and skill levels to get support. Collaborate here on code errors or bugs that you need feedback on, or asking for an extra set of eyes on your latest project. Join thousands of Treehouse students and alumni in the community today. (Note: Only Treehouse students can comment or ask questions, but non-students are welcome to browse our conversations.)

Looking to learn something new?

Treehouse offers a seven day free trial for new students. Get access to thousands of hours of content and a supportive community. Start your free trial today.

Ruby Ruby Basics (Retired) Ruby Numbers Multiplication and Division

What does the challenge want me to do? Q: Set the variable product to be a multiple of the variables a and b.

I have tried setting c to equal the product of a * b and have written out c = a * b as well. I am not sure what it is they want me to do.

a = 6
b = 2

1 Answer

Brandon Barrette
Brandon Barrette
20,485 Points

Instead of using c, you should use the variable it is looking for:

Set the variable **product**

Okay thank you so much! On my laptop, i couldn't tell the difference in color for the "a", "b", and "product" so I was stumped. Thanks again for the quick response.