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Python Object-Oriented Python Inheritance Super!

Super().Confused with Kenneth explination....

Hey guys im trying to override on the step 2 but the super() video by kenneth give some poor explination about how to use the method can someone let me know what im doing wrong here and why?

Thanks so much

class Inventory:
    def __init__(self):
        self.slots = []

    def add_item(self, item):

class SortedInventory(Inventory):

    def add_item(self, item):
        super().additem(self, item)

1 Answer

Chris Freeman
Chris Freeman
Treehouse Moderator 68,423 Points

First, great title for a post! Very nice!

You are very close for task 2. Two things to fix:

  • When calling a method do not include self as an argument
  • The name of the called method has a typo: should be add_item instead of additem

Post back if you need more help. Good luck!


Thanks haha