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Java Java Objects (Retired) Harnessing the Power of Objects Helper Methods

Eleni Minadaki
Eleni Minadaki
3,687 Points

Now create a helper method named isFullyCharged. It should return true if the GoKart is at max capacity.

Hi! Could anyone write what is the answer for this question? Sorry i didn't write my code but i have make so many efforts and now i am confused. Thanks for any help!

GoKart.java
public class GoKart {
  public static final int MAX_BARS = 8;
  private String mColor;
  private int mBarsCount;

  public GoKart(String color) {
    mColor = color;
    mBarsCount = 0;
  }
  public boolean isBatteryEmpty() {
    return mBarsCount == 0;
  }
  public boolean isFullyCharged() {
    boolean isFullyCharged = false ;
  while(!isFullyCharged())
  {mBarsCount++;}
    return mBarsCount == 1;

  public String getColor() {
    return mColor;
  }

  public void charge() {
    mBarsCount = MAX_BARS;
  }
}

2 Answers

William Li
PLUS
William Li
Courses Plus Student 26,867 Points

Hi, Eleni Minadaki isFullyCharged method is actually quite simple

It should return true if the GoKart is at max capacity.

All you need to do is check whether mBarsCount equals MAX_BARS.

public boolean isFullyCharged() {
    return mBarsCount == MAX_BARS;
  }
Eleni Minadaki
Eleni Minadaki
3,687 Points

Hi William,thanks a lot for your quick and complete answer! It helps me a lot.