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|Java - Interview Questions and Answers|
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|Ans. Composition - has-a relationship between objects.|
Inheritance - is-a relationship between classes.
Composition - Composing object holds a reference to composed objects and hence relationship is loosely bound.
Inheritance - Derived object carries the base class definition in itself and hence its tightly bound.
Composition - Used in Dependency Injection
Inheritance - Used in Runtime Polymorphism
Composition - Single class objects can be composed within multiple classes.
Inheritance - Single class can only inherit 1 Class.
Composition - Its the relationship between objects.
Inheritance - Its the relationship between classes.
Sample Code for inheritance
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