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C# C# Objects Inheritance Inheritance

Borislav Milev
Borislav Milev
1,218 Points

I can't understand how: Bummer! Did you initialize the field 'numSides' to 4 in the base constructor?

Can someone help me understand. Thank you.

Polygon.cs
namespace Treehouse.CodeChallenges
{
    class Polygon
    {        
        public readonly int NumSides;

        public Polygon(int numSides)
        {
            NumSides = numSides;
        }
    }
    class Square : Polygon
    {
        public readonly int SideLength;

        public Square(int sideLength) : base(numSides)
        {
            SideLength = sideLength;
        }
    }
}

1 Answer

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
229,608 Points

You need to pass the value to the base constructor.

So instead of "base(numSides)" you would call "base(4)". The value you pass will become numSides inside the base constructor.