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why even if i dont fetch the return value of the function, its not giving error?

 
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public class WeirdStringTest
{
public static void main(String args[])
{

WeirdStringTest obj= new WeirdStringTest();

obj.add("def");

}


public String add(String temp)
{
return "abc";
}
}
 
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You aren't required to use the reference returned from the method.
 
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can you please explain why.

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For the same reason why you can write

new Integer(5);
1+2;
"hello";
f(0);


They are all expressions, which are legal instructions
 
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