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iOS Swift Basics Swift Types Recap: Swift Types

What’s wrong with my code?

Don’t know why it’s not working...

// Enter your code below
let firstValue=2
let secondValue=10
let product=firstValue * secondValue
let output= "The product of 
\(firstValue) times \(secondValue)
is \(product)"

2 Answers

Kevin Tanner
Kevin Tanner
3,385 Points

I believe it’s your spacing after output. If you remove the space after output= before “The. it should work because the spacing before and after the = needs to be the same.

Philippe Duvin
Philippe Duvin
684 Points

It seems that you forget about spaces and the one missing after output is causing the error. Also in general, it looks like using spaces everywhere is more readable like so :

let firstValue = 2 let secondValue = 10 let product = firstValue * secondValue let output = "The product of (firstValue) times (secondValue) is (product)"