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C# C# Basics (Retired) Perfect if / else if / else

Wont accept my answer

Whats wrong with my code?

string input = Console.ReadLine();
int temperature = int.Parse(input);
if (temperature < 21)
    Console.WriteLine("Too cold!");
else if (temperature == 21 || temperature == 22)
    Console.WriteLine("Just right.");
else (temperature > 22)
    Console.WriteLine("Too hot!");

1 Answer

Jennifer Nordell
Jennifer Nordell
Treehouse Teacher

Hi there! Your logic is pretty solid, but your syntax is a bit off. You may only use if/else if/else statements without curly braces if the code that would happen between braces comes on the same line.

You could write:

if (temperature < 21) Console.WriteLine("Too cold!");

But not:

if (temperature < 21)
    Console.WriteLine("Too cold!");

Also, an else statement should have no condition. It is what happens when everything else fails. You will need to erase the (temperature > 22) from your else statement.

Hope this helps! :sparkles: