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Java Java Objects (Retired) Harnessing the Power of Objects Handling Exceptions

try catch exercise not working, any help?

public class Main { public static void main(String[] args) { GoKart kart = new GoKart("yellow"); if (kart.isBatteryEmpty()) { System.out.println("The battery is empty"); } try { kart.drive(2); } catch (IllegalArgumentException ex) { System.out.println("The error message was %s/n", ex.getMessage()); } } }

// i am getting a error message and i am not sure what the problem is.

Main.java
public class Main {
    public static void main(String[] args) {
        GoKart kart = new GoKart("yellow");
        if (kart.isBatteryEmpty()) {
          System.out.println("The battery is empty");
        }
      try
      {
        kart.drive(2);
      }
      catch (IllegalArgumentException ex)
      {
        System.out.println("The error message was %s/n", ex.getMessage());
      }
    }
}

1 Answer

Geovanie Alvarez
Geovanie Alvarez
21,500 Points

In your code you are using System.out.println instead System.out.printf in the catch that's the problem. i try this and work.

try{
    kart.drive(2);
} catch(IllegalArgumentException e) {
    System.out.println("The error message was " + e.getMessage());
}