Using set and get methods in an inherited class
I have an inherited class where I'm acceptting input and setting the
input to my private variables in my superclass (in my acceptPay
method). If I display the variable by using the get method (see rem'd
line in the acceptPay method) there's no issue.
However, when I try to display the variable in my displayinfo method,
I get 0.0 instead of the value that should be in the variable.
What am I overlooking in the example below?
class CalPayroll extends Pay
public void displayinfo()
public void acceptPay()throws IOException
//Set variables to use
System.out.print("Enter number of hours worked (00.0):");
//Create a new object to access the acceptinputFloat in the Accept
Accept passHoursWorked = new Accept();
HoursWorked = passHoursWorked.acceptInputFloat();
//System.out.println(getHours()); //THIS WORKS TO GET THE
HOURS THAT WAS SET ABOVE
CalPayroll display = new CalPayroll();
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