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  1. #1
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    Can't Get Array Working

    I am having great difficulty implementing an arraylist in my code. I am trying to add four values that should be in my arraylist and then return that value. I can't even try to compile my code though, as there are too many errors. Can somebody please help me, I am really lost.
    import java.util.ArrayList;
    public class Team {
    	public void T(Earnings teammate) {
    		ArrayList teammate = new ArrayList();
    	public double totalGoals() {
    		ArrayList Employee = new ArrayList();
    		double sum = 0;
    		for(int i = 0; i < teammate.size(); i++){
    			Object F = teammate.get(i);
    			goal E = (goal) F;
    			sum += team(i);
    		return sum;

  2. #2
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    Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
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    This is a problem with your scope. teammate is not available outside of the function T. You need to either return ArrayList from T and provide it as an argument for totalGoals, or you need to write it as a member for the class.
    I would recommend you do not use T as a name, especially when generics could be involved. ArrayList is generic, and will generate a warning when not provided with a datatype to work with. ArrayList should be generated under the type ArrayList<String>. Since I don't know what 'goal' is, its highly probable that you cannot cast a type of String to goal.


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