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Java Java Objects Harnessing the Power of Objects Add a Constant

Benjamin Cha
Benjamin Cha
2,509 Points

Adding MAX_BARS for Go Karts

I need to add 8 bars (max) for the Go Karts, but something's not right here. Can somebody help me with this problem?

class GoKart {
  public final int MAX_BARS = 8;
  final private String color;

  public GoKart(String color) {
    this.color = color;

  public String getColor() {
    return color;


1 Answer

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
229,982 Points

When you test your code, the challenge gives you back this message: "Bummer: Make sure that you've marked the MAX_BARS field with the static keyword. This will add the field to the GoKart class, for all GoKarts"

So just add "static" to your declaration to pass the challenge.