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abstract class...help

Bradley Jordan
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Joined: Feb 19, 2007
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that is my abstract code;
here is my subclass checking:

I am trying to complie that but getting this error:
accBalance has private access in Account
return ((accBalance - 700)* .02)* intrestPeriod; how do I get around this. I am only allowed to have the computeIntrest method take one integer arugment and return a double? I can add another variable to the method but that would violate the rule.
can anybody help with this?
Chandra Bhatt
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Joined: Feb 28, 2007
Posts: 1707
Hi Jordon,



take accountbalance using the getter method. It is the proper
way, you can't access private variables of your parent class.


Regards,
cmbhatt


cmbhatt
Keith Lynn
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Joined: Feb 07, 2005
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I would make the variables in the superclass that need to be used in the subclass protected.
Bradley Jordan
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Joined: Feb 19, 2007
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thanks that worked...
 
It is sorta covered in the JavaRanch Style Guide.
 
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