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What is the syntax error that occurs with my code?
The third line shows the syntax error which I am not able to understand?
string heightInput = "168"; int height = int.Parse(heightInput); int height = height + 10;
Jennifer NordellTreehouse Teacher
Hi there! You're doing great, but you're not declaring
height just once. You're declaring it twice. Remember, when we first declare a variable we start by giving a data type. So when you say
int height you are overwriting what you previously had. You've already made the
height variable, now you just need to use it.
height = height + 10;
height += 10;
Hope this helps!