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Java Java Objects Harnessing the Power of Objects Computed Properties

it still is passing the first statement.....

I changed the boolean at the bottom to equal "MAX_BARS" but it is still passing the first statement and I cannot find any syntax errors....

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

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

  public String getColor() {
    return color;
  }

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

  public void charge() {
    barCount = MAX_BARS;
  }
    public boolean isFullyCharged() {
      return barCount == MAX_BARS;
    }

  }
}

1 Answer

Hello

I am not sure what the question is ... but maybe this a pointer. What you have here:

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

is same as

    public boolean isFullyCharged() {
      if(barCount == MAX_BARS){
         return true;
      }else{
         return false;
      }    
    }

so yes, if barCount == MAX_BARS is true, you will get back a true, else you should get back a false. Both, true and false are boolean values, hence the return type has to be boolean.

Hope this answers your question