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PHP Object-Oriented PHP Basics (Retired) Properties and Methods Mid-Course Challenge

I"m not sure what I'm doing wrong here. The quiz says it is incorrect. $this->name = $common_name;

I' not sure why the following code is incorrect.

function __construct($name,flavor,$record) {

$this->name = $common_name; $this->flavor = $flavor; $this->record = $record_weight;

}

fish.php
<?php

class Fish {

  public $common_name;
  public $flavor;
  public $record_weight;

  function __construct ($name,$flavor,$record) {

    $this->name = $common_name;
    $this->flavor = $flavor;
    $this->record = $record_weight;

  }

}

?>

1 Answer

Richard Ling
Richard Ling
8,522 Points

Hi there,

I think you just have the parameter and field names swapped over - The parameters being passed in should be assigned to the member properties, as in:

<?php

class Fish {

  public $common_name;
  public $flavor;
  public $record_weight;

  function __construct($name, $flavor, $record) {
    $this->common_name = $name;
    $this->flavor = $flavor;
    $this->record_weight = $record;
  }

}

?>

Hope this makes sense? :)

Thanks, Rich