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C# C# Objects Encapsulation with Properties Computed Properties

Giannis Kataras
Giannis Kataras
1,279 Points

Stuck on Task 1

It seems i cant solve task 1 no matter what can someone help me on that in order to understand the process?

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

        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;
        }
    }
}

3 Answers

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
229,582 Points

It doesn't look like you've written any code yet. At least give it your best "good faith" attempt.

In this challenge, you will construct a computed property, using the concepts that were presented in the last video. If you're totally lost, it might help to re-watch the video and pay special attention to the example, notice how computed properties are similar to functions (and also how they differ).

Giannis Kataras
Giannis Kataras
1,279 Points

Ok i will try thanks very much Steven.

Giannis Kataras
Giannis Kataras
1,279 Points

It seems i cant understand this challenge ... as hard as i try any code i write is wrong.

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
229,582 Points

Please show the code you have so far and perhaps I (or someone) can give more specific hints.