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

Matt George
Matt George
2,507 Points

methods and constants


public class GoKart {
  public final int MAX_ENERGY_BARS = 8;
  private String mColor;

  public GoKart(String color) {
    mColor = color;

  public String getColor() {
    return mColor;

1 Answer

Allan Clark
Allan Clark
10,810 Points

This challenge wants you tomato the constant accessible through the Class not just the Object. What this means is we want to be able to call GoKart.MAX_ENERGY_BARS and get the value of the constant. We do this by using the static keyword like this:

  public static final int MAX_ENERGY_BARS = 8;