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C# C# Objects Encapsulation with Properties Accessor Methods

C# challenge is not compiling

Write a public getter method named GetNumFliesEaten and a public setter method named SetNumFliesEaten for _numFliesEaten.

It keeps telling me that the GetNumFliesEaten cannot be found or something. Please could you tell me what is wrong with my code?

Frog.cs
namespace Treehouse.CodeChallenges
{
    class Frog
    {
        private GetNumFliesEaten _numFliesEaten;

        public int GetNumFliesEaten()
        {
            return _numFliesEaten;
        }

        public void SetNumFliesEaten(int value)
        {
            _numFliesEaten = value;
        }
    }
}

1 Answer

Chris Jones
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Chris Jones
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Hey kathleen,

You have:

private GetNumFliesEaten _numFliesEaten;

This property does not have a type. When I opened the challenge, the property is:

public int NumFliesEaten;

So, try:

private int _numFliesEaten;

Let me know if that helps!