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why static variables can't be declared inside a method, not even inside a static method?
 
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Because a static variable would not make any sense inside a method.
 
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Hi Puspender,

why cant we declare static variables inside a function body even the function is static? speaks about it.

I like this part -

In Java, static means that it's a variable/method of a class, it belongs to the whole class but not to one of its certain objects. This means that static keyword can be used only in a 'class scope'.



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