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Python Object-Oriented Python Instant Objects Method Interactivity

Jorge Grajeda
Jorge Grajeda
1,239 Points

If and Else Statement for Object-Oriented

How could I write the If and Else function together under the feedback method? Am I anywhere near right and missing something minor or am I completely wrong?

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):
        if > 50:
            return praise
        else:
            return reassurance

1 Answer

Chris Freeman
MOD
Chris Freeman
Treehouse Moderator 67,637 Points

Hey Jorge Grajeda, you have the correct idea but the elements have errors:

  • in addition to self, the method feedback needs a grade parameter: (self, grade)
  • the if condition needs to use the grade parameter: if grade > 50:
  • the references to the other methods need a self. prefix, as in, self.praise
  • to execute a method include parens after the name, as in, self.praise(). Otherwise, without the parens you are returning a pointer to the function and not actually executing the function.

Post back if you need more help. Good luck!!!