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Java Java Objects Harnessing the Power of Objects Overload Methods

mamadou diene
mamadou diene
549 Points

i don't know why my code isn't working

i am stuck

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

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

  public String getColor() {
    return color;
  public void charge() {
    barCount = MAX_BARS;

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

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

  public void drive(int laps) 
    int laps = 0;
  while(Laps<8) {

1 Answer

Carlos Vallejo
Carlos Vallejo
11,821 Points


Only you need is to increment or decrease the number of laps like this:

public void drive(int laps) { lapsDriven+=laps; barCount-=laps; }

The second task of this challenge is to create the same method without argument, and call into this the other one using 1 as default like below

public void drive() { drive(1); }