public class GradeSystem {
public static void main (String args[]) {

........
public int searchStu(int id){ // problem happen
int i=0;
for (i=0; i<4; i++) {
if (student.getStudentID() == id) return i;}
return i;}
int id;
boolean d;

id = Integer.parseInt(JOptionPane.showInputDialog("Please input ID number : ",
JOptionPane.QUESTION_MESSAGE));
d = Student.isStudent(id);
if (id == 1132810){
int q=0;
do{
id = Integer.parseInt(JOptionPane.showInputDialog("Please input student number : ",JOptionPane.QUESTION_MESSAGE));

d = Student.isStudent(id);
if (d){ int index = searchStu(id);q=2;}
else {
JOptionPane.showMessageDialog(.......); q=1;}
}while(q==1);
teacher.teacherFunction();}
else if (d){
int index = searchStu(id);
Student.studentFunction();}

else
JOptionPane.showMessageDialog(........);
}
} //end main class

He's got a "illegal start of expression" error in his code.

If you used code tags, it'd be a lot easier to find the answer. Or you could just look at what line number the compiler said the error occurrs on.

illegal start of expression at public void check() at line 50.. please can anyone help me please..


class waiters
{
private double tab;
public waiters(String name);
{
System.out.println("my name is"+name+",i''ll be your waiter!");
tab = 0.0;
}
public double priceof(String s)
{
double price;
if(s.equals("chicken"))
{price = 5.95;}
else
{
if(s.equals("burger"))
{price = 4.95;}
else

if(s.equals("fries"))
{price = 1.95;}
}
return price;

}
public void order(String s)
{
if(s.equals("chicken"))
{
tab = tab + 5.95;
}
else
{
if(s.eqauals("burger"))
{
tab = tab + 4.95;
}
else
{
tab = tab + 1.95;


}
public void check()
{
System.out.println("Please Pay $");
}
}
public class object4
{
public void main(String [] args)
{
waiter ourwaiter;
ourwaiter = new waiter("jeff");
double x;
double y;
x = ourwaiter.priceof("burger");
y = ourwaiter.priceof("Chicken");

if(x<y)
{
System.out.println("i'll gonna take the burger coz it's cheaper");
ourwaiter.order(burger);
}
else
{
System.out.println("i'll take the chicken");
ourwaiter.order("chicken");
}
System.out.println("and i'll have fries with that");
ourwaiter.order("Fries");
System.out.println("\n eat......\n");

ourwaiter.check();

}
}

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