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Python Object-Oriented Python Instant Objects Method Interactivity

Ingrid Matthews
Ingrid Matthews
1,465 Points

What are the two positional arguments referred to in this Error message?

I'm trying to learn from my Error messages, but don't understand this. 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(grade):
        if int(grade) > 50:
        elif int(grade) <= 50:

1 Answer

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
216,136 Points

The system always provides "self" as the first argument to an instance method. Yet the function here is only defined to take one argument but it gets called with two.