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PHP Object-Oriented PHP Basics (Retired) Properties and Methods Mid-Course Challenge

Can't figure out why this constructor instruction won't work

Here is my code

In the new constructor method, assign each of the properties on the Fish class with its corresponding parameter variable.

function __construct($name,$flavor,$record) {
  this->common_name = $name;
  this->flavor = $flavor;
  this->record_weight = $record;

class Fish {



2 Answers

Ken Alger
Ken Alger
Treehouse Teacher


You need to include the $ symbol before your this assignment. Something like:

    // Task 3
    $this->common_name = $name;
    $this->flavor = $flavor;
    $this->record_weight = $record;

Happy coding,


,,,,hahaha. so silly and so easy to overlook.... sigh. Thank you much.