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Ajay Kumar Rana
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All methods in a class are implicitly passed a this parameter when called.

Is this true or false ? why or why not.
Kaydell Leavitt
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This is true except for methods that are declared with the keyword "static" as a qualifier.

This is because sometimes, there is no object to pass. For example, you can take the square-root of a primitive with a static method because there is no objet -- only a primitive.

For example;

int a = Math.sqrt(9);

Above, instead of using an object (because there is no object) the class name, "Math" is used to call the static method Math.sqrt(int);
Peter Chase
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Originally posted by Ajay Kumar Rana:
All methods in a class are implicitly passed a this parameter when called.

Is this true or false ? why or why not.


This, like your several other recent posts, has the look of a homework question. Poster, please DoYourOwnHomework or at least ShowSomeEffort before posting your homework. Responders, please LetThemDoTheirOwnHomework.
[ February 28, 2008: Message edited by: Peter Chase ]

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