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Thread: Slight problem with fraction calculator code

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    Default Slight problem with fraction calculator code

    Hi, im new to Java but am ambitious to learn it. I have a slight problem with my code,

    public class Fraction1 {
     
        // ============================================================
        // Instance variables
        // ============================================================
     
        /**
         * The numerator of the fraction.
         */
        private int numerator;
        /**
         * The denominator of the fraction.
         */
        private int denominator;  
     
        // ============================================================
        // Constructors
        // ============================================================
     
        /**
         * Constructor which takes coefficients explicity.
         * 
         * Behaviour: Constructs a fraction with the specified numerator and
         *            denominator. Remember that your fraction should *always* be
         *            stored in irreducible form.
         *
         * @param num   The numerator
         * @param denom The denominator
         */
     
        public Fraction1(int num, int denom);
    	// Fill in this method
    	private static void main(String[] args) {
    	System.out.println("Enter numerator");
    	System.out.println("Enter demoninator");
        }
    }

    The error i get is 'missing method body or declare abstract', so after a little googl'ing i thought i'd removed the semi colon afer 'public Fraction1(int num, int denom);' but this gives me more errors, such as 'error ';' expected' and it expects a semi colon after the same line i just removed it from

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    Default Re: Slight problem with fraction calculator code

    public Fraction1(
    Looks like a constructor for the class. See the tutorial for how to code a class's constructor:
    Providing Constructors for Your Classes (The Java™ Tutorials > Learning the Java Language > Classes and Objects)

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