# Cubertino initial methods exercise - HELP

#1

I'm just starting the methods section of the course, and I have to 'call' my method, passing it through an argument. I totally understand this section, and I thought what I've done next is correct, but I get a message saying "Oops, try again. It looks like you didn't print the value of 8 ** 3 to the console."

My code:

def cubertino(n)
puts n ** 3
end

cubertino(2)

The console prints 8, which is what the exercise tells me it should do, but why the error message?! Why would I need to physically type 8**2 when the whole point of the exercise is to not do that and do it by stating the argument at the end?

If someone can explain I would hugely appreciate it!

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#2

CANCEL THAT! I'm an idiot. It said pass it through an argument of 8, not give the answer of 8. DOH. I've changed it to:

def cubertino(n)
puts n ** 3
end

cubertino(8)

#3

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