Of course after I post, I figure out the solution!

puts 'Hello, what is your favorite number?'
number = gets.chomp
better = number.to_i+1
puts number.to_s + '?? Aren\'t you aware that ' + better.to_s + ' is a 
far better choice?'


Is that the best way to accomplish this? You can't mix strings and 
integers- at all? Period?

Thank you!
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