Derrick B. wrote in post #1089779:
>
> Why is it that when I try to add
> a comment after a line continuation backslash, Ruby says:
>
> ./ratnum.rb:14: syntax error, unexpected $undefined
>     n = ( w == w.abs ) ? \ #
>                           ^
> ./ratnum.rb:15: syntax error, unexpected ':', expecting keyword_end
>
> Ruby should respect my need for comments!  :)
>

See if you can make sense of this line:

result = true ?  \ n  #your comment "true value" : "false value"

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