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C# C# Objects Loops and Final Touches Static Members

Luis Santos
Luis Santos
3,566 Points

I am stumped, I really don't know where to even begin with this.

I need serious help with this, I can understand some of the instructions but I am generally lost.

namespace Treehouse.CodeChallenges
    class RightTriangle
        static CalculateHypotenuse =


1 Answer

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
230,248 Points

Relax and take it a step at a time. You already have the name of the method and the "static". (But lose the "=').

  • Be sure to put "public" before the static so another part of the program can use this method.
  • After static you'll put the return type. The challenge said to "return a double".
  • After the name you'll put the parameters (name them) between parentheses. Challenge said "two... type double".
  • Then you'll put some braces ({}) to enclose the body of the method.
  • Inside that you'll put a return with some math to calculate the result.
  • Look up the Pythagorean theorem if you're not familiar. It involves doing things with squares and square roots.
  • Squares are easy. Roots can be done with Math.Sqrt(). Remember to put using System; up top.
  • Once you get that fixed up, check your work. You should be there or need very minor tweaking.

Hope that helps. Happy coding!   -sp:sparkles: