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John . Meredith
John . Meredith
2,001 Points

Race Car 2/3 why do I keep getting laps not equal to zero message?

Keep getting be sure to set laps to zero message?

racecar.py
class RaceCar:
    def __init__ (self, color, fuel_remaining, **kwargs):
        laps = 0
        self.color = color
        self.fuel_remaining = fuel_remaining
        for key, value in kwargs.items():
            setattr(self, key, value)

    def run_lap(self, length):
        self.length = length
        self.fuel_remaining -= (self.length*0.125)
        self.laps += 1

2 Answers

Nick Jahanshahi
Nick Jahanshahi
1,499 Points

Why is ‘laps’ not included in the init parenthesis?

Megan Amendola
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Megan Amendola
Treehouse Teacher

Because you're not passing in a value for laps. You include items in the () if you want to pass in a value for that attribute.

Nick Jahanshahi
Nick Jahanshahi
1,499 Points

But aren’t we passing in laps= 0?