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Ruby Ruby Collections Build a Grocery List Program Working with Hashes That Contain Arrays

need help please!

Do i use merge or what?

grocery_list = { 'title' => 'Grocery List', 'items' => [] }
grocery_item = { 'title' => 'Bread', 'quantity' => 1 }

1 Answer

Maciej Czuchnowski
Maciej Czuchnowski
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You need to put the whole grocery_item hash inside the 'item' array, which in turn constitutes a value inside another hash. So first you want to access that array as the key:


Next, you want to add the hash to that key. How do we insert objects into arrays? One way, used by Jason in the video,would be:


This will also work:

grocery_list['items'] << grocery_item