As a language, Ruby prioritizes programmer productivity over program optimization. This means that Ruby may not always run a program in the fastest way possible, but it strives to be a language that programmers (like you!) find easy and fun to use. The more intuitive a language’s syntax is, the more productive its users can be. You’re in control, not the machine!
Check out the code in the editor. It looks almost like English, doesn’t it?
Click Run when you think you know what the output will be.