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Ruby Ruby Collections Ruby Hashes Working with Hash Values

I am getting an error that says "The `has_value?` method was not called." But I am calling it clearly in my code.

I am stuck. If it's user error can someone please tell me what I'm missing here? Thanks!

hash.rb
grocery_item = { "item" => "Bread", "quantity" => 1, "brand" => "Treehouse Bread Company" }

value_available = grocery_item.has_value?("Bread")

if value_available
  grocery_item = { "food" => true }
end

2 Answers

Hey Peter, you are calling the has_value? method correctly. You are not assigning a key/value property on a hash correctly in your if statement. Review how key/value properties are created on a hash in Ruby and you should be good. Good luck. I hope this helps.

Thanks Tyler! I got it working after bashing my head against the wall for a little bit

No worries, Peter! I know what you mean. I've done my fair share of head bashing! Good luck!