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Java Java Objects (Retired) Meet Objects Creating New Objects

why the cannot find symbol error occurs ?

tried many times to find what im missing without success.. anyone please?

public class Example {

    public static void main(String[] args) {
        System.out.println("We are going to create a GoKart");
      GoKart newType = new GoKart("red");
      System.out.printf("the new GoKart color is %s", newType.getColor);


1 Answer

Chase Marchione
Chase Marchione
155,055 Points

Hi Tal,

What's missing are the parentheses needed to call the getColor method. Otherwise, the compiler thinks that getColor is a variable, and it cannot find it, as a getColor variable does not exist for newType (it's the getColor method that does.)

      System.out.printf("the new GoKart color is %s", newType.getColor());

Hope this helps!

Great! thanks!