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23 Jan 2023

Posted on:

22 Jan 2023


Kindly explain why we put Object in the bracket

can someone kindly explain the function of the word object in the bracket here > and an instance where if we dont put in Object what happens?

class  BankAccount(Object):

as seen in the lecture video

inplace of object can we use another word?

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23 Jan 2023


Hey Chukwunonso,

Thank you for reaching out!

In the Inheritance lecture, Giles mentions that 'object is a built-in class template from which all other classes inherit'. Therefore, the Patient class inherits everything from the built-in object class. As written in Python's documentation, object() returns a new featureless object. An instance of such a featureless object is created below:

Hope this helps!

Kind regards,
365 Hristina

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