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Introduction
Reviewing the structure and calling of methods
Some nice things about methods
The names of formal parameters
Non-void static methods
While loops
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Department of Computing, Goldsmiths College
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Chapter 11 - Study Questions (1 - 2)

1. What is the purpose of parameters?

They make a program less complex.
They are an aid to reuse.
They enable a problem to be broken down into smaller tasks.
They enable the same method to be reused to carry out variations of the same general task, depending on the actual parameters (input values).

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