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Python Object-Oriented Python Instant Objects Master Class

Michael Kopsho
Michael Kopsho
2,752 Points

"Bummer: Try again!" errors when the code works fine in the REPL. (Task 2 of 3)

Hey there, I keep getting a generic error message when I Check or Recheck my work, but the code seems to work without errors in the REPL from my workspace and my local terminal. Any ideas on what I did wrong?


class RaceCar():

    def __init__(self, color, fuel_remaining, laps, **kwargs):
        self.color = color
        self.fuel_remaining = fuel_remaining
        self.laps = 0

        for key, value in kwargs.items():
            setattr(self, key, value)

    def run_lap(self, length):
        self.fuel_remaining -= length * 0.125
        self.laps += 1
Michael Kopsho
Michael Kopsho
2,752 Points

And here's some of the interactive output from my workspace:

treehouse:~/workspace$ python -i racecar.py                                                                                                                               
>>> from racecar import RaceCar                                                                                                                                           
>>> mcqueen = RaceCar(color = "red", fuel_remaining = 10, laps = 10)                                                                                                      
>>> mcqueen.color                                                                                                                                                         
>>> mcqueen.fuel_remaining                                                                                                                                                
>>> mcqueen.laps                                                                                                                                                          
>>> mcqueen.run_lap(length = 10)                                                                                                                                          
>>> mcqueen.fuel_remaining                                                                                                                                                
>>> mcqueen.laps                                                                                                                                                          
>>> mcqueen.run_lap(length = 12)                                                                                                                                          
>>> mcqueen.fuel_remaining                                                                                                                                                
>>> mcqueen.laps                                                                                                                                                          

1 Answer

Michael Kopsho
Michael Kopsho
2,752 Points

I figured it out. In this example, I am passing a laps argument to the dunder init, which this code doesn't need. YAGNI!