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Python Object-Oriented Python Instant Objects Method Interactivity

I don't know what I'm doing wrong here. It just keeps saying "Bummer, try again" Please help.

Is it in if statement?

first_class.py
class Student:
    name = "Your Name"

    def praise(self):
        return "You inspire me, {}".format(self.name)

    def reassurance(self):
        return "Chin up, {}. You'll get it next time!".format(self.name)
    def feedback(self, grade)
        self.grade = grade
        if grade > 50:
            return praise(self.name)
        else:
            return reassurance(self.name)

1 Answer

Hi Shawna

Firstly, you are missing a colon here:

def feedback(self, grade)

This line self.grade = grade is unnecessary since you are not accessing grade from other methods.

In here...

            return praise(self.name)
        else:
            return reassurance(self.name)

...you need to return either the praise or reassurance method based on the argument's grade value. In order to do that there are two things:

  • remove self.name from the parentheses
  • since you need to access these methods you have to use self. here, for example self.praise()

After these changes all should be good for you to pass the challenge!

Thank you, Ave. That was really helpful!