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iOS Object-Oriented Swift 2.0 Classes Instances of Classes

I am having a hard time understanding where I should put the assignment of someShape to the Class

I am struggling with understanding how to get the value of the instance into someShape.

// Enter your code below

class Shape {

var numberOfSides: Int

init(numberOfSides: Int) {

self.numberOfSides = numberOfSides


1 Answer

Jennifer Nordell
Jennifer Nordell
Treehouse Teacher

Well you don't put an assignment of someShape in the class. Outside the class you create an instance of Shape and assign it to a variable and send it the number of sides. Take a look:

let someShape = Shape(numberOfSides: 6)

Here we create a variable named someShape and create a shape with 6 sides. Ideally, it'd be called myHexagon! But the challenge requires you to use the name someShape.