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Python Object-Oriented Python (retired) Inheritance __str__

Alejandro Loja
Alejandro Loja
6,541 Points

Not sure what I'm doing wrong ?

Am I unpacking the tuple wrong ?

game_str.py
from game import Game

class GameScore(Game):


    def __str__(self):
        (self.score, self.score) = b
        return "Player 1:{}, Player 2:{}".format(b)

2 Answers

Christian Mangeng
Christian Mangeng
15,969 Points

Hi Alejandro,

unpacking in this case means you split up the self.score tuple into its single elements and store each of them in a separate variable. You can do the unpacking using:

x, y = self.score

Now you can format the string using x and y. Also, make sure that there is a semicolon between the players in the string, not a comma

"Player 1:{}; Player 2:{}"

'''python from game import Game

class GameScore(Game):

def __str__(self):
    x, y = self.score
    return 'Player 1:{}; Player 2:{}'.format(self.score)'''

Having an issue with this as well, any suggestions?

Christian Mangeng
Christian Mangeng
15,969 Points

Hi Evan,

you need to format the string with the tuple elements, not the tuple as a whole. Use:

.format(x, y)

Thank you!