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Thread: What do I have wrong? And no, this is not a homework problem.

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    Default What do I have wrong? And no, this is not a homework problem.

    My code for the particular piece of the program that is having the error:

    public class BankAccount extends Account {
    	protected double minimumBalance;
    	public double getMinimumBalance () {
    		return minimumBalance;
    	public setMinimumBalance (double minimum) {
    		minimumBalance = minimum;
    	public deposite (double amount) {
    		setBalance(balance + amount);
    	public void withdraw (double amount) {
    		if (balance - amount < minimumBalance) {
    			System.err.println("Error: attempted to withdraw below minimum balance.");
    		else {
    			setBalance(balance - amount);

    Here are the two errors:


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    Default Re: What do I have wrong? And no, this is not a homework problem.

    Copy and paste the full error messages here and indicate which line of code they relate to.

    --- Update ---

    Take a close look at the setMinimumBalance and deposite methods. Something missing?

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    Default Re: What do I have wrong? And no, this is not a homework problem.

    It looks like you forgot to declare a return type in setMinimumBalance and deposite. If you don't want to return anything, set that as void.

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