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How do I declare member variables in a new class?

Struggling with the activity in declaring a new class...member variables

public class PictureBook {

  public String mTitle() {

    String title = "joe";

    return title;



2 Answers

Jennifer Nordell
Jennifer Nordell
Treehouse Teacher

Joe Thompson You're doing great. However, what you've done here is create a method. Which is way above and beyond what they want you to do :smiley: Here's what they're looking for:

public class PictureBook {
  public String mTitle;


This is a variable that's a member of the class PictureBook. What you wrote was a method called mTitle. Hope this helps! :thumbsup:

Thank you. This is helpful!