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

Code check

My code works in irb, but here it says the items array doesnt include the grocery_item

grocery_list = { 'title' => 'Grocery List', 'items' => [] }
grocery_item = { 'title' => 'Bread', 'quantity' => 1 }
grocery_list["items"] = grocery_item

1 Answer

William Li
William Li
Courses Plus Student 26,868 Points

Hi, veeraganeshthondapu , yeah, your code is valid, and should work perfectly on irb, but I think the final Hash value this challenge is looking for is

'items' => [{ 'title' => 'Bread', 'quantity' => 1 }]

But doing

grocery_list["items"] = grocery_item

Will override the Array entirely, and replaced it with grocery_item Hash. What you should do instead is


Does that make sense?