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C# C# Objects Encapsulation with Properties Computed Properties

not understanding where im worng

namespace Treehouse.CodeChallenges { class Square : Polygon { public double SideLength { get; private set; }

    public Square(double sideLength) : base(4)
    {
        SideLength = sideLength;
    }

    public double Area(SideLength * SideLength) 
    {
        get

            return Area;
        }

}

}

Square.cs
namespace Treehouse.CodeChallenges
{
    class Square : Polygon
    {
        public double SideLength { get; private set; }

        public Square(double sideLength) : base(4)
        {
            SideLength = sideLength;
        }

        public double Area(SideLength * SideLength) 
        {
            get

                return Area;
            }

    }
}
Polygon.cs
namespace Treehouse.CodeChallenges
{
    public class Polygon
    {
        public int NumSides { get; private set; }

        public Polygon(int numSides)
        {
            NumSides = numSides;
        }
    }
}

1 Answer

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
228,991 Points

A property doesn't have parameters in parentheses like a function does. But you have the right idea, and you can compute the value directly in the "return" statement.

Also, the "get" is missing a set of braces to enclose the code.