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Raju Champaklal
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we know that static methods cant be overridden? then why can they be made final?


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Rajiv Chopra
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Raju Champaklal wrote:we know that static methods cant be overridden? then why can they be made final?


Static methods cannot be overridden but rewriting is possible thats why we don't made them final.


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Neha Daga
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you can redefine them.


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