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Java Java Objects Harnessing the Power of Objects Computed Properties

1,976 Points



Here is the current challenge I need help with:

\ Create a new public method named isBatteryEmpty that returns true if the battery has 0 bars remaining, and false otherwise. \

I'm really not sure what I'm missing? Syntax error?

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

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

  public String getColor() {
    return color;

  public void charge() {
    barCount = MAX_BARS;

  public boolean isBatteryEmpty() {
    return barCount == 0;

2 Answers

Jennifer Nordell
Jennifer Nordell
Treehouse Teacher

Hi there, Kabir Das! It looks like the problem is a missing closed curly brace. You have a closed curly brace ending the method, but there should also be one closing the class. Try adding an additional closed curly brace } to the end of your code. When I do that, your code passes the challenge!

Hope this helps! :sparkles:

1,976 Points

argh! I ALWAYS do things like this. Thank you!