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Java Java Objects (Retired) Harnessing the Power of Objects Throwing Exceptions

Karl Comboy
Karl Comboy
1,320 Points


What is wrong of this?

location: class GoKart ./GoKart.java:18: error: cannot find symbol throw new IllegalArgumentExeption("Not enough battery remains"); ^ symbol: class IllegalArgumentExeption location: class GoKart 2 errors

public class GoKart {
  public static final int MAX_BARS = 8;
  private String mColor;
  private int mBarsCount;

  public GoKart(String color) {
    mColor = color;
    mBarsCount = 0;

  public String getColor() {
    return mColor;

  public void drive() {
    if (laps > 1) {
      throw new IllegalArgumentExeption("Not enough battery remains");
    mBarsCount = 1;

  public void drive(int laps) {
    // Other driving code omitted for clarity purposes
       mBarsCount -= laps;

  public void charge() {
    while (!isFullyCharged()) {

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

  public boolean isFullyCharged() {
    return mBarsCount == MAX_BARS;


1 Answer

Seth Kroger
Seth Kroger
56,413 Points

You misspelled the Exception part of IllegalArgumentException.