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C# C# Objects Encapsulation with Properties Computed Properties

michael edmondson
michael edmondson
4,510 Points

Stuck here

Im kinda of stuck here and im also stuggling with the concept of computing could someone give me some assistance with this?

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

            get
            {
               return SideLength  * 4;
            }

        }

        public Square(double sideLength) : base(4)
        {
            SideLength = sideLength;
        }
    }
}
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
229,582 Points

You're close, but "SideLength * 4" is not the formula for computing the area of a square.

The correct formula is the side squared, which is the same as multiplying it by itself ("SideLength * SideLength").