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Ruby Ruby Loops Ruby Loops The Ruby Loop

when it is printing hi 5 times it is saying it wrong

help this does not make sense

loop.rb
def repeat(string, times)
  fail "times must be 1 or more" if times < 1
  counter = 0
  loop do
    # YOUR CODE HERE
    print "hi"
   counter += 1
    times = 5
    if counter == times
      break
    end 
  end
end

2 Answers

You should be using the string and times values passed in to the method. This means inside the method

1) Print string. The checker will pass in a value of "hi" for string

2) Do not set a value for times. The checker will pass in a value of 5 for times.

Joe Sharp
Joe Sharp
19,791 Points

In addition to Kris's answer. You may have been wondering why your method as currently written is returning:

hihihihihi

rather than:

hi
hi
hi
hi
hi

You have two options you could:

print "hi\n"

to print a newline but better would be to use puts:

puts "hi"