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The output of my code is displaying the location of the index in the console. For instance :

The highest score is: chap10coursegrades.PassFailExam@1dd7056

How do I get it to display the highest grade in the array?
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Does your PassFailExam.java also overrides the toString method?

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Not entirely sure what you mean. Here is my passFailExam.java class :

 
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So your PassFailExam does not override toString() method. What about GradedActivity?
 
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Negative.
 
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So, if you want your object to be displayed with some useful info, you need to override toString() method.
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