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Ruby Ruby Basics (Retired) Ruby Methods Method Returns: Part 2

Clifford Stiber
Clifford Stiber
1,343 Points

What is wrong with my code? Surely I solved the questions of what is the remainder of a divided by b is c?

def mod(a, b) c = a % b puts "The remainder of #{a} divided by #{b} is #{c}:"

end puts mod(3, 5)

def mod(a, b)
  c = a % b
  puts "The remainder of #{a} divided by #{b} is #{c}:" 

puts mod(3, 5)

2 Answers

Clifford, very close. But it needs to return the string, not display it. You can also just calculate the remainder in the string, rather than create a new variable:

def mod(a, b)
  #write your code here
  return "The remainder of #{a} divided by #{b} is #{a % b}."


Also, they didn't ask you to call the method.

Hello, remove the "puts" in your mod method, this will mean the method returns the string instead of puts it, so the result of that method IS a string which effectively you can do all sorts of string methods on