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

Carolyn Buck
Carolyn Buck
4,067 Points

when i put this into workspace consule it works WTF?

the code works in the workspaces and prints out the correct stuff but it says im not formatting it correctly?

def mod(a, b)

  puts "The remainder of the divided by #{b} is #{a % b}."
  return a % b

mod(2, 3)

2 Answers

The challenge is expecting you to return the string rather than putting it in the console.

Instead of puts, just return the string. Make sure to double check the format for the string.

Piotr Misiopecki
Piotr Misiopecki
Courses Plus Student 10,421 Points

Try this:

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

Ruby has implicit returns so the string variable in your answer is unnecessary here Pitor. You could refactor this to be much neater like this ->

def mod(a, b)
  "The remainder of #{a} divided by #{b} is #{a % b}."