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Java Java Objects (Retired) Delivering the MVP Determining if it is Solved

Okay, so we have a code version of a carnival based Dunk Tank. As long as the there are tries remaining and the tank has


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OK, there are three positions that need your input. I've labelled them A, B & C.

The sentence should say, while you have remaining tries left and the tank is not dunked, throw the ball.

while (remainingTries A 0 B C dunkTank.isDunked()) {

So, point A covers the remaining tries part and is using zero to do something. Let's say remainingTries > 0 as that fills the first part of the sentence. Then point B is joining the first part of the code with the last. It is making sure that the first and last part of the code are both true. The && operator does that, yes?

Lastly, point C is calling the isDunked() method on the tank. That, I'd say, will return a boolean. Looking at the original sentence, we want to make sure the tank is NOT dunked. So point C becomes the NOT operator which is a !.

So the final code looks like:

while (remainingTries > 0 && !dunkTank.isDunked()) {

I hope that helps.


thank you Steve..... it worked