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Java Java Objects (Retired) Creating the MVP Comparing Characters

Ciaran McNally
Ciaran McNally
7,052 Points

Returning wrong int?

I've been struggling with this challenge for a while now, even though this is my second time going through this course and I've completed it before.

Anytime i submit this code, It comes back with "Bummer! I entered Anderson and expected to get back line 1 as A comes before M"

I have tried to return 0 for line 1 and 1 for line 2 but i get the same error.

public class ConferenceRegistrationAssistant {

  public int getLineFor(String lastName) {
    /* If the last name is between A thru M send them to line 1
       Otherwise send them to line 2 */
    int line = 0;

    if(lastName.charAt(0) <= 'm') {
       line = 1;   
       line = 2;    
    return line;


1 Answer

Benjamin Barslev Nielsen
Benjamin Barslev Nielsen
18,958 Points
if(lastName.charAt(0) <= 'm') {

should be

if(lastName.charAt(0) <= 'M') {