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Java Java Objects (Retired) Harnessing the Power of Objects Methods and Constants

James Mackey
James Mackey
Courses Plus Student 994 Points

Illegal start to expression on line 12. Can anyone help please?

also unexpected return values

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

  public GoKart(String color) {
    mColor = color;
    mBarsCount = 0;
  public void charge() {
    mBarsCount = MAX_BAT;
  public String getColor() {
    return mColor;

1 Answer

Your Charge() method doesn't have a closing curly brace, so that method is flowing into the next one which is confusing the compiler.