On Apr 4, 2007, at 8:50 AM, Phrogz wrote:

> On Apr 3, 2:11 pm, James Edward Gray II <j... / grayproductions.net>
> wrote:
>>> puts 'Well this ' + num + ' might be better.'
>>
>> # now we need to go back to a String so we can concatenate
>> puts 'Well this ' + num.to_s + ' might be better.'
>
> Also, I usually find it more convenient to use string interpolation,
> as it implicitly calls the to_s method on the value inside it:
>   puts "Well this #{num} might be better."

Me too, but Learn To Program doesn't teach that (I wish it did!) and  
I didn't want to confuse the issue.  ;)

James Edward Gray II