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Ruby Ruby Objects and Classes Build a Bank Account Class Printing The BankAccount

to_s method

I am replication the to_s method as used in practice, but it says the format is incorrect....

class BankAccount
  attr_reader :name

  def initialize(name)
    @name = name
    @transactions = []
    add_transaction("Beginning Balance", 0)

  def balance
    balance = 0
    @transactions.each do |transaction|
      balance += transaction[:amount]

  def debit(description, amount)
    add_transaction(description, -amount)

  def credit(description, amount)
    add_transaction(description, amount)

  def add_transaction(description, amount)
    @transactions.push(description: description, amount: amount)

  def to_s
    puts "Name: #{name}, Balance #{balance}"

2 Answers

Close! You simply need to return the value instead of using puts.

def to_s
  return "Name: #{name}, Balance: #{balance}"

Thanks Andrew!

You are doing great! However, the challenge isn't asking you to print (with puts) the result out, but is asking you to return it like what Andrew Hill said. Add this to the BankAccount class instead of you to_s method:

def to_s
  "Name: #{name}, Balance: #{balance}"