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Java Java Basics Perfecting the Prototype String Equality

Help!! I have no idea why this is failing

Not sure why I keep getting an error, any help would be very much appreciated

Equality.java
// I have imported a java.io.Console for you, it is named console. 
String firstExample = "hello";
String secondExample = "hello";
String thirdExample = "HELLO";

if (firstExample.equal("hello")) {
  console.printf("first is equal to second. \n\n");
        System.exit(0);
}

1 Answer

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
218,708 Points

The correct name of the comparison method is "equals" (plural).

Also, the instructions did not ask for the code to perform an "exit".