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Java Java Objects Creating the MVP Scrabble Tiles

retrun expression Thank you all. This issue is resolved.

if (tiles.indexOf(tile) != -1) {return true;}

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
   tiles += tile;

  public boolean hasTile(char tile) {
    // TODO: Determine if user has the tile passed in
    if (tiles.indexOf(tile) != -1) { return true;}

Phillip Kerman
Phillip Kerman
Courses Plus Student 285 Points

Do you want to return false if the tile is not found? (So you'd need an else.)

If there's more, please specify.

As Phillip said, you need an else statement, or you can just add "return false;" after the whole "if" code. The reason why, is because the method checks if there is a tile, if there is, it returns a true, but if it doesn't find a tile, the code just ends without a return. That's why you get an error, boolean methods always need to return either true or false.

Thank you all. This issue is resolved.