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Ruby Ruby Collections Build a Grocery List Program Working with Hashes That Contain Arrays

Daven Grei
Daven Grei
6,291 Points

Can't place grocery_item into grocery_list hash.

I can't figure out what I am doing wrong. I know that I need to isolate the "items" value within the "grocery_list" hash, but I can't figure out how to do this.

shopping_list.rb
grocery_list = { 'title' => 'Grocery List', 'items' => [] }
grocery_item = { 'title' => 'Bread', 'quantity' => 1 }
grocery_list['items'] = grocery_item.push

1 Answer

Daven Grei
Daven Grei
6,291 Points

I found the answer. My syntax was wrong:

grocery_list = { 'title' => 'Grocery List', 'items' => [] }
grocery_item = { 'title' => 'Bread', 'quantity' => 1 }
grocery_list['items'].push(grocery_item)

I had to call the "push" method from the "grocery_list" hash, and then import an argument of "grocery_item," to add the hash.