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Java Java Basics Using your New Tools Multiple Format Strings

Farheen Saifullah
Farheen Saifullah
481 Points

Output a sentence

Output a sentence that takes both the name and past tense verb using statement. Out should look like this : name really past tense verb this coding exercise.

// I've imported java.io.Console for you.  It is stored in a variable called console for you.
String name = console.readLine ("Enter your name :  ");
String pastTenseVerb = console.readLine ("Enter a pastTenseVerb :  ");
console.printf("%s + really + pastTenseVerb");

1 Answer

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
230,230 Points

When using printf, remember to place a token for each value you want inserted. You have one token but you need another one instead of the literal "pastTenseVerb". Also, the sentence should not have "+" symbols.

Then, for each token you use in the format string, you need to supply an argument following the string that will be used to substitute the token(s). So in this case:

console.printf("%s really %s", name, pastTenseVerb);
Farheen Saifullah
Farheen Saifullah
481 Points

That makes so much sense, thank you!