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Python

Hans Fricke
Hans Fricke
8,974 Points

Not using the setter correctly

It is asking to add a new setter (@price.setter) method to the Product class that updates the _price attribute.

I think that is what I am doing but I get the error "Didn't correctly use (@price) setter".

Anyone knows what I am doing wrong?

Thank you!

product.py
class Product:
    _price = 0.0
    tax_rate = 0.12

    def __init__(self, base_price):
        self._price = base_price

    @property
    def price(self):
        return self._price + (self._price * self.tax_rate)

    @price.setter
    def price(self, price):
        self._price = price / (self.tax_rate + 1)

2 Answers

andren
andren
28,538 Points

The setter should just set the _price field to the price passed in, it should not perform any kind of calculation on it.

Like this:

@price.setter
    def price(self, price):
        self._price = price
Hans Fricke
Hans Fricke
8,974 Points

Oh, yeah that's easier than I thought. Thanks