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C# C# Objects Encapsulation with Properties Computed Properties

Am I not getting the area right?

I've made the getter to return the SideLenght multiplied by 2, that should return the Area right? what is wrong? Thanks :)

Square.cs
namespace Treehouse.CodeChallenges
{
    class Square : Polygon
    {
        public double SideLength { get; private set; }

        public int Area
        {
            get
            {
                return SideLength * 2;
            }
        }

        public Square(double sideLength) : base(4)
        {
            SideLength = sideLength;
        }
    }
}
Polygon.cs
namespace Treehouse.CodeChallenges
{
    public class Polygon
    {
        public int NumSides { get; private set; }

        public Polygon(int numSides)
        {
            NumSides = numSides;
        }
    }
}

1 Answer

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
229,005 Points

Since "SideLength" is a "double", perhaps the "Area" should be the same.

Also, you'll want to square the length instead of multiplying it by 2.