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Unable to understand output iterator in static return

 
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How does the i & j actually work in static & also with respect to memory space.Can Someone explain?



 
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This would work pretty much the same way and might give you a better idea of what's going on:

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In the main() method, i and j are local variables. And in the test() method, you have another local variable named i (the argument variable).

The fact that the test() method is static doesn't have any impact on the variables i and j.

Oracle's tutorial page Understanding Class Members explains what 'static' means.
 
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