Method overloading in Java

The same class may have a multiple methods with the same name, on a condition that they have either different number of arguments or they have arguments of a different type. This concept is known as method overloading in Java.

Note that the overloaded methods can have the same or different return types and can have same or different access modifiers.

Let’s assume there is a method add in our application such as below:

So as per what we discussed, all the below methods are legal overloads of the above add method.

Below is the example of method overloading –

Before you wrap up with this topic, don’t miss out some nice interview questions on Polymorphism.


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