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# writing a string literal

My String literal should be saying what is asked. Am I Missing something on this exercise?

// Enter your code below let firstValue = 2 let secondValue = 4 let product = firstValue * secondValue let output = "The product of (product) is 8".

types.swift
```// Enter your code below
let firstValue = 2
let secondValue = 4
let product = firstValue * secondValue
let output = "The product of \(product) is 8".
``` Hi!

Your string should be formatted like this: `"The product of 2 times 4 is 8"`, where 2, 4, and 8 should be replaced by their respective variables using string interpolation.

Hey Logan I think I am getting closer, but for some reason I am off.

// Enter your code below let firstValue = 2 let secondValue = 4 let product = firstValue * secondValue let output = "The product of (firstValue) * (secondValue) is (product)" You're 99% of the way there! Don't forget that you need to add `\` before each variable in the string. (Also, it's `times` instead of `*`).

```let output = "The product of \(firstValue) times \(secondValue) is \(product)"
```

ahh I got it now. I had * instead of writing out times. Thanks Logan!