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Java Java Objects Creating the MVP Scrabble Tiles

Okay great, now can you fix the hasTile method for me, right now it always returns false. Correct the existing hasTile

there is something missing in my code i can't figure out.

public class ScrabblePlayer {
  // A String representing all of the tiles that this player has
  private String tiles;

  public ScrabblePlayer() {
    tiles = "";

  public String getTiles() {
    return tiles;

  public void addTile(char tile) {
    // TODO: Add the tile to tiles


  public boolean hasTile(char tile) {
    boolean tile = tiles.indexOf(tile) !=-1;
    if(tile){tiles+=tile} else{tile=-1;}
    return tile;

    // TODO: Determine if user has the tile passed in



1 Answer

All you need to do is

return tiles.indexOf(tile) >= 0;

if the index of tile is less than 0 it is not in the string. When you use the >, <, etc. signs it will return a boolean;