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Java Java Basics Perfecting the Prototype String Equality

mohamadreza azadi
mohamadreza azadi
5,167 Points

syntax error

it's say :JavaTester.java:108: error: cannot find symbol if(firstExample.equal(secondExample)) ^ symbol: method equal(String) location: variable firstExample of type String 1 error
i dont know what's that error

Equality.java
// I have imported a java.io.Console for you, it is named console. 
String firstExample = "hello";
String secondExample = "hello";
String thirdExample = "HELLO";
if(firstExample.equal(secondExample))
  console.printf("first is equal to second");

1 Answer

james south
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james south
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the (a) proper method name is equals, not equal. also you are missing the curly braces around the body of the if statement. add an s to equal and the curly braces and it will pass.