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PHP Object-Oriented PHP Basics (Retired) Inheritance, Interfaces, and Exceptions Final Challenge

Anna Takang Nchongarrey-Oben
Anna Takang Nchongarrey-Oben
7,365 Points

OOPHP basics 6/7

Why is 1 no longer passing?


class Fish
    public $common_name;
    public $flavor;
    public $record_weight;

    function __construct($name, $flavor, $record){
        $this->common_name = $name;
        $this->flavor = $flavor;
        $this->record_weight = $record;

    public function getInfo() {
        $output  = "The {$this->common_name} is an awesome fish. ";
        $output = "It is very {$this->flavor} when eaten. ";
        $output = "Currently the world record {$this->common_name} weighed {$this->record_weight}.";
        return $output;
class Trout extends Fish{
   public $species;

   public function __construct($name, $flavor, $record, $species) {
    parent::__construct($name, $flavor, $record);
     $this->species = $species;


    public getInfo() {
    return = "$this->common_name tastes $this->flavor. " . "The record $this->record weighed $this->species.";



$brook_trout = new Trout("Trout", "Delicious", "14 pounds 8 ounces", "Brook");
$brook_trout = new getInfo();


1 Answer

Justin Kraft
Justin Kraft
26,327 Points

Check your getInfo function in the trout class. The return statement must be concatenated with the class member variables as you did in the Fish class getInfo method.

Also when you call a class method use the arrow accessor ->.