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I am initializing HashSet with size 1.Then tried to add 3 elements, as follows



But line 3 prints following



Why is it storing more elements than specified size?
 
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Because the size is the initial capacity and not the maximum number of elements.
 
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You are not actually setting the size at all. The set enlarges to accommodate as many elements as you need to add. When you set that 1 the size was 0.

And congratulations Tony on the post count
 
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And congratulations Tony on the post count


Thanks, hadn't noticed I'd hit 3000. Mind you it's a measly amount compared to many here so I don't think I shouldn't really celebrate until I've managed at least 10000 posts.
 
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