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Python Object-Oriented Python Instant Objects Method Interactivity

using a method to return another method within the same class

in the method feedback I am trying to return either the method praise or reassurance depending on the grade. I am not sure why this is not working. Can someone point me in the right direction? Thanks!

class Student:
    name = "Your Name"

    def praise(self):
        return "You inspire me, {}".format(self.name)

    def reassurance(self):
        return "Chin up, {}. You'll get it next time!".format(self.name)

    def feedback(self, grade)
        if grade > 50
            return self.praise()
        else return self.reassurance()

1 Answer

Alex Koumparos
Alex Koumparos
Python Development Techdegree Student 36,887 Points

Hi Julie,

Whenever you are starting a new block (that means the next line will need to be indented) you need to finish the declaration with a colon (compare the last character of the function definitions provided for you with the equivalent line in your own function definition).

Ditto for your if line and your else (note that for your else line, else finishes with a colon and the return statement, which is in the else block, should be on the next line and indented).

Hope that clears everything up for you



Thanks Alex! I knew I was missing something obvious. I do know the colons should be there, but I'm not experienced to notice when they are missing. I appreciate your clear explanations. Best, Julie