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Ruby Ruby Collections Ruby Hashes Hash Methods

Code challenge merge with ruby

I am trying to merge two hashes in this way:

grocery_item = { "item" => "Bread", "quantity" => 1, "brand" => "Treehouse Bread Company" } calories = { "calories" => 100 } grocery_item.merge(calories)

But it doesn't work. Would you please to help me? Thanks

grocery_item = { "item" => "Bread", "quantity" => 1, "brand" => "Treehouse Bread Company" }
calories = { "calories" => 100 }
grocery_item.merge({'calories' => 100})

2 Answers

Maximiliane Quel
Maximiliane Quel
Courses Plus Student 55,489 Points

First the challenge asks you to assign the result to a new variable called final_item. Since the second hash is stored in the variable calories what you need to do is use that variable as an argument passed in to the merge method. Your code should look like this:

grocery_item = { "item" => "Bread", "quantity" => 1, "brand" => "Treehouse Bread Company" }
calories = { "calories" => 100 }

final_item = grocery_item.merge(calories)

Thanks a lot.