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Ruby Ruby Objects and Classes Build a Bank Account Class Implement the balance Method

William Wilson
William Wilson
2,953 Points

Is there something wrong with my bank account methods, method calls or end statements?

I have been working on this task and watching the related video multiple times and I seem to be stuck.

class BankAccount
  attr_reader :name

  def initialize(name)
    @name = name
    @transactions = []
    add_transaction("Beginning Balance", 0)

  def debit(description, amount)
    add_transaction(description, -amount)

  def credit(description, amount)
    add_transaction(description, amount)

  def add_transaction(description, amount)
    @transactions.push(description: description, amount: amount)

  def balance(transaction)
    balance = 0
      @transactions.each do |transaction|
      balance += transaction[:amount]
    return balance

bank_account = BankAccount.new("William")
bank_account.debit("Deposit", 500)
bank_account.credit("Withdrawl", 100)

William Wilson
William Wilson
2,953 Points

Taking out the parameter (transaction) from the balance method worked

1 Answer

Instead of def balance(transaction), try def balance().