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PHP Object-Oriented PHP Basics (Retired) Inheritance, Interfaces, and Exceptions Final Challenge

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I am sure that my answer is correct. I looked at some answers to this question and the answers are the same as the code I'm writing. Those providing answers say it works for them, but I get 'Bummer! Try again!'

I can't go any further in the final quiz until I get this. Here is what I'm writing:

class Trout extends Fish { public function construct($name, $type, $flavor){ parent::construct($name, $type, $flavor) } }

fish.php
<?php

class Fish
{
    public $common_name;
    public $flavor;
    public $record_weight;

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

    public function getInfo() {
        $output  = "The {$this->common_name} is an awesome fish. ";
        $output .= "It is very {$this->flavor} when eaten. ";
        $output .= "Currently the world record {$this->common_name} weighed {$this->record_weight}.";
        return $output;
    }
}
class Trout extends Fish { 
  public function __construct($name, $flavor, $record){
    parent::__construct($name, $flavor, $record)
  }
}










































































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}
?>

1 Answer

Hi Steve,

You're missing a semicolon to end the statement that's calling the parent constructor:

parent::__construct($name, $flavor, $record) // missing semicolon

Also, there was a lot of blank lines that posted in your code and you have 3 extra closing curly braces among those extra blank lines. I would make sure that all of your curly braces match up to avoid additional syntax errors.