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Padma priya Gururajan
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Hi,

1) Can you tell the difference between mutable and i mmutable class?
2) When you we go for abtract classes?


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Sagar Rohankar
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1. You can not change internal state of immutable object, where as its possible to modify object if its mutable one.

2. If you found a set of objects sharing some common behavior and you want to encapsulate this common logic to one place, you can create a base _abstract_ class and let those classes to extend it.


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