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Python Object-Oriented Python Instant Objects Method Interactivity

Joshua Thao
Joshua Thao
6,439 Points

Argument of type method is not iterable? Can you give me any hints on what I am missing here?

I feel like the code should work. What am I missing? self?

first_class.py
class Student:
    name = "Your Name"

    def praise(self):
        return "You inspire me, {}".format(self.name)

    def reassurance(self):
        return "Chin up, {}. You'll get it next time!".format(self.name)

    def feedback(self, grade):
        if grade > 50:
            return self.praise
        if grade <= 50:
            return self.reassurance
youssef b10ta
youssef b10ta
Courses Plus Student 2,755 Points

you are forgetting the () for return self.praise() and return self.reassurance()

1 Answer

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
229,982 Points

Because of the way challenges are evaluated, sometimes the relevance of the error message isn't obvious. But as Youssef pointed out, whenever you call a method you must put a pair of parentheses after the method name. Otherwise, you are returning a reference to the method itself but the challenge is expecting to see the results of the method.

Joshua Thao
Joshua Thao
6,439 Points

omg thanks. I definitely forgot they are methods because I'm not used to returning methods within methods. More used to the way of instantiating new objects and calling it from there.